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Antonio Brown says he's quitting NFL after being released by Patriots

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Published on September 23, 2019 - Duration: 01:08s

Antonio Brown says he's quitting NFL after being released by Patriots

Troubled wide receiver Antonio Brown takes to Twitter to announce he's quitting the NFL

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Antonio Brown says he's quitting NFL after being released by Patriots

SHOWS: INTERNET (SEPTEMBER 22, 2019)(STILL IMAGE-MUTE)(SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITE - ACCESS ALL) 1.

STILL IMAGE FROM ANTONIO BROWN'S TWITTER PAGE SAYING: "Will not be playing in the @NFL anymore these owners can cancel deals do whatever they want at anytime we will see if the @NFLPA hold them accountable sad they can just void guarantees anytime going on 40m 2 months will see if they pay up !" MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES (FILE - SEPTEMBER 15, 2019)(STILL PHOTO)(USA TODAY SPORTS IMAGES - Broadcaster and Digital: MUST COURTESY 'USA TODAY SPORTS IMAGES') 2.

STILL PHOTO OF FORMER NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS WIDE RECEIVER ANTONIO BROWN (#17) DURING HIS ONE GAME WITH TEAM AT MIAMI DOLPHINS BEFORE BEING RELEASED 3.

STILL PHOTO OF PATRIOTS TEAM OWNER ROBERT KRAFT WALKING ON FIELD BEFORE PATRIOTS AT DOLPHINS GAME 4.

STILL PHOTO OF FORMER PATRIOTS WIDE RECEIVER BROWN CATCHING TOUCHDOWN PASS IN GAME AT DOLPHINS GLENDALE, ARIZONA, UNITED STATES (FILE - AUGUST 15, 2019)(STILL PHOTO)(USA TODAY SPORTS IMAGES - Broadcaster and Digital: MUST COURTESY 'USA TODAY SPORTS IMAGES') 5.

STILL PHOTO OF FORMER OAKLAND RAIDERS WIDE RECEIVER BROWN DURING NFL PRESEASON GAME AT ARIZONA CARDINALS LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES (FILE - JULY 27, 2018)(STILL PHOTO-MUTE)(USA TODAY SPORTS IMAGES - Broadcaster and Digital: MUST COURTESY 'USA TODAY SPORTS IMAGES') 6.

STILL PHOTO OF FORMER PITTSBURGH STEELERS WIDE RECEIVER BROWN (#84) AT TEAM TRAINING CAMP STANDING NEXT TO QUARTERBACK BEN ROETHLISBERGER (#7) AND WIDE RECEIVER JUJU SMITH-SCHUSTER (#19) PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES (FILE - DECEMBER 30, 2018)(STILL PHOTO)(USA TODAY SPORTS IMAGES - Broadcaster and Digital: MUST COURTESY 'USA TODAY SPORTS IMAGES') 7.

STILL PHOTO OF FORMER PITTSBURGH STEELERS WIDE RECEIVER BROWN ON SIDELINE DURING HIS FINAL GAME WITH TEAM AGAINST CINCINNATI BENGALS STORY: Days after he was released by the New England Patriots in the wake of a rape allegation, star wide receiver Antonio Brown said on Sunday (September 22) he was quitting the National Football League.

"Will not be playing in the @NFL anymore these owners can cancel deals do whatever they want at anytime we will see if the @NFLPA hold them accountable sad they can just void guarantees anytime going on 40m 2 months will see if they pay up!" Brown said on Twitter.

Brown was released by the Patriots on Friday (September 20) less than two weeks after he signed on.

The Patriots did not reveal the terms of Brown's contract, but media reports said he had agreed to a one-year deal worth $15 million, including a $9 million signing bonus.

Brown's former trainer, Britney Taylor, filed a federal civil lawsuit in Florida on Sept.

10 alleging the 31-year-old raped her at his Miami home in May 2018 and forcibly kissed and sexually assaulted her at his Pittsburgh-area home in June 2017.

He denies the charges.

When the Patriots released him, the four-time All-Pro player had played just one game for the team after he was signed as a free agent on Sept.

9, just as the NFL season was starting.

The Patriots did not give a reason for releasing Brown.

But the decision followed a report in Sports Illustrated quoting another woman as saying that Brown recently sent her what she described as intimidating text messages after she accused him of making an unwanted sexual advance.

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