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Sports Antonio Brown addresses his release from the Patriots in a flurry of messages after sexual misconduct accusations

16:30  21 september  2019
16:30  21 september  2019 Source:   cnn.com

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Patriots cut Brown amid sexual misconduct accusations . (CNN) Antonio Brown 's short stint with the New England Patriots ended just as fast as it started nearly two weeks ago. Here are the flurry of messages he tweeted Friday after the Patriots released him.

Brown -- who played in his lone game in a Patriots uniform last Sunday, scoring a touchdown against the Miami Dolphins -- took to Twitter on Friday In it, they write that Brown texted the woman after Sports Illustrated reported the woman's sexual misconduct accusations and his alleged response.

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Antonio Brown's short stint with the New England Patriots ended just as fast as it started nearly two weeks ago.

In the latest twist to the wide receiver's turbulent NFL career, the Patriots released him Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct. Brown has denied the allegations.

The Patriots signed him September 7 hours after Oakland released him following disagreements with management.

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Here are the flurry of messages he tweeted Friday after the Patriots released him.

6:03 p.m.: "Just got fired on Friday."

4:23 p.m.: "The marathon continues."

4:22 p.m.: "Thank you."

4:20 p.m.: "If I'm lying then I'm flying."

4:14 p.m.: "Thanks for the opportunity appreciate @Patriots."

4:10 p.m.: "Some people try to destroy you precisely because they recognize your power. Not because they don't see it, but because they see it and they don't want it to exist."

The phrase "the marathon continues" was made popular by rapper Nipsey Hussle, and has become a rallying cry by fans to carry on his legacy after his death.

In response to his release by the Patriots, Lisa Banks and Debra Katz, attorneys for the unnamed accuser, released a statement saying the NFL and the team took their client's concerns seriously.

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They alleged that Brown texted the woman after Sports Illustrated reported her sexual misconduct accusations and his alleged response.

Brown included the woman in a series of group text messages, claiming she was out to get money with her story, they said. In those messages, he asked others to look into the woman's background and included a photo of her children, Banks wrote in a letter to NFL officials.

Sports Illustrated reported the woman was an artist hired to paint a mural inside Brown's home. She said the athlete appeared naked behind her on her second day of work, holding a small hand towel over his genitals. Banks said the texts messages came after the publication of Monday's SI report and her client considered them threats.

Brown's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said it's unfortunate things didn't work out with the Patriots.

"But Antonio is healthy and is looking forward to his next opportunity in the NFL. He wants to play the game he loves and he hopes to play for another team soon," he said.

In a tweet Monday, attorney Darren Heitner denied the artist's allegations. CNN reached out to Heitner and Rosenhaus about the allegations of threatening texts, but didn't get a response.

In a federal lawsuit filed last week, another woman who used to train the wide receiver accused Brown of rape. Brown denies the allegations.

An investigation into Brown's conduct is ongoing and "will be pursued vigorously and expeditiously," NFL officials said in a statement.

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