Terry Bradshaw rips Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia again: 'Can't coach a lick'
Detroit Lions may be on bye this week, but that did not stop Fox analyst Terry Bradshaw from calling for Matt Patricia's job again."Patricia, in Detroit, can't coach," Bradshaw said during Fox's Sunday pregame show. "Smartest guy in the world. Rocket scientist. Engineer. Can't coach a lick. Can't hold a lead when they're leading by 10 points. He's got to be gone.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said wide receiver Antonio Brown, who is currently serving an eight-game suspension for multiple violations of the NFL's personal conduct policy, has "matured" and that quarterback Tom Brady wasn't responsible for his recruitment. Brown agreed to a one-year contract with the Bucs on Friday, according to ESPN.
Brown previously signed with the New England Patriots last year before being released after one game following a Sports Illustrated report that he sent threatening text messages to a woman who had accused Brown of sexual misconduct.
Washington QB Alex Smith 'didn't want to scare the hell out of' Dak Prescott after Cowboys QB's ankle injury
Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith knows about significant lower-body injuries and said he didn't want to scare Dak Prescott.And even though Smith may be able to offer some guidance and consolation to Prescott, he said he's waiting a little bit before reaching out to Prescott.
Arians noted that injuries opened up the opportunity to sign Brown after bypassing on signing the seven-time Pro Bowler in March, when he said Brown was "not a fit in our locker room."
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"I think he's matured, and I believe in second chances," Arians told reporters Sunday. "Everybody wants to say that Tom (Brady) picked him. Tom didn't have anything to do with it. This was something (Bucs general manager) Jason (Licht) and I had been talking (about) for a couple weeks, ever since the injuries to our other guys. When the time was right, would we see if we could pull the trigger and fit him in to what we want to get done? And we'll see. If Antonio does what I think he's gonna do, I think he's gonna be fine."
New Orleans Saints are talking with LSU officials about playing home games at Tiger Stadium
The New Orleans Saints are talking with LSU officials about playing some of their home games in Tiger Stadium this season. " The Saints remaining home schedule follows: Sunday, Oct. 25, Carolina, Noon Sunday, Nov. 15, San Francisco, 3:25 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, Atlanta, Noon Sunday, Dec. 20, Kansas City, 3:25 p.m. Friday, Dec. 25, Minnesota, 3:30 p.m. Munson said the two parties have not decided on a date for the first Saints game at LSU. Saints communications director Greg Bensel released a statement about possible Saints home games in Tiger Stadium on Tuesday.
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Brady told reporters Sunday that he sees Brown as a "tremendous football player" and that he's "looking forward to working with him again." The earliest Brown could be available is Nov. 9 against the New Orleans Saints as long as he passes COVID-19 testing and completes his suspension without any more punishment.
Brown was accused by two women of sexual misconduct in 2019. In a civil lawsuit filed last September, Brown's former trainer said he sexually assaulted her on three separate occasions. A female artist also told Sports Illustrated that when she was painting a portrait in Brown's Pennsylvania home in 2017, Brown acted inappropriately by appearing naked in a conversation.
New York Jets release star running back Le'Veon Bell after trade talks
The New York Jets decided to move on from Le'Veon Bell just a year and a half after signing the RB to a massive long-term contract."After having conversations with Le'Veon and his agent and exploring potential trade options over the past couple of days, we have made the decision to release Le'Veon," Jets GM Joe Douglas said in a statement. "The Jets organization appreciates Le'Veon's efforts during his time here and we know he worked hard to make significant contributions to this team. We believe this decision is in the best interests of both parties and wish him future success.
"I think you just let the court system do its job," Arians told reporters when asked about what he would tell female fans about adding Brown. "Allegations – I've been around a lot of players that have had allegations that weren't true, some were – so let the court system handle it. If it's found out to be true, he won't be with us."
The NFL also investigated Brown for an alleged domestic dispute in January 2019. In that incident, Hollywood (Florida) Police Department did not make an arrest.
This past April, Brown was charged with attacking a delivery truck driver. He pleaded no contest to a felony burglary with battery charge.
San Francisco 49ers running back JaMycal Hasty (38) runs the ball with help from fullback Kyle Juszczyk (44) against New England Patriots cornerback Stephon Gilmore (24) in the first half at Gillette Stadium.
Jimmy Garoppolo #10 of the San Francisco 49ers is tackled by Ja'Whaun Bentley #51 of the New England Patriots during their NFL game at Gillette Stadium on October 25, 2020 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) celebrates with wide receiver Chris Godwin (14) after a touchdown in the fourth quarter against the Las Vegas Raiders at Allegiant Stadium. The Buccaneers defeated the Raiders 45-20.
Las Vegas Raiders wide receiver Nelson Agholor (15) scores a touchdown under Tampa Bay Buccaneers inside linebacker Lavonte David (54) during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Las Vegas.
Green Bay Packers tight end Robert Tonyan (85) reaches for a pass as Houston Texans cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III (26) watches during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, in Houston.
Washington Football Team running back Antonio Gibson (24) carries the ball past Dallas Cowboys cornerback Jourdan Lewis (26) and Cowboys outside linebacker Leighton Vander Esch (55) in the first quarter at FedExField.
Dallas Cowboys tight end Dalton Schultz (86) recovers a fumble by Cowboys quarterback Andy Dalton (14) in the end zone that resulted in a safety against the Washington Football Team in the first quarter at FedExField.
New Orleans Saints tight end Jared Cook (87) pulls in a touchdown reception ain't Carolina Panthers free safety Tre Boston (33) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020.
This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians says Antonio Brown has 'matured' for second chance
Why is Antonio Brown living with Tom Brady? Inside the relationship that led to a Buccaneers reunion .
Antonio Brown reunites with Tom Brady in Tampa Bay after the two spent some time together in New England.This time, Brown is with the Buccaneers after some pleading from quarterback Tom Brady. Even though coach Bruce Arians said Brady had nothing to do with Brown signing, the coach didn't shy away from the fact that the quarterback wanted Brown there.