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SportReport: Patriots Add $20 Million Option Year For 2020 Onto Antonio Brown's Contract

19:15  09 september  2019
19:15  09 september  2019 Source:   si.com

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The Patriots have reportedly added an option year worth $ 20 million onto Antonio Brown ' s contract for the 2020 season, ESPN' s Adam Brown also received a million signing bonus in the deal. The Raiders released Brown on Saturday morning after a series of offseason incidents this

The Patriots have added a $ 20 million option for the 2020 season to Brown ' s contract that becomes guaranteed when executed, ESPN' s Adam Schefter reported Monday. Patriots added an option year for Antonio Brown in 2020 at $ 20 million which becomes guaranteed if executed, per source.

The Patriots have reportedly added an option year worth $20 million onto Antonio Brown's contract for the 2020 season, ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported. The $20 million will reportedly all become guaranteed if the option is executed.

Report: Patriots Add $20 Million Option Year For 2020 Onto Antonio Brown's Contract© Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Schefter added that the initial one-year, $15 million deal that New England signed the four-time All-Pro to on Saturday was done to help with cap proration for this season. Brown also received a $9 million signing bonus in the deal.

The Raiders released Brown on Saturday morning after a series of offseason incidents this summer. The four-time All-Pro had asked for his release after the Raiders voided $29.125 million in contract guarantees due to conduct detrimental to the team.

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The Patriots have added a $ 20 million option for the 2020 season to Brown ' s contract that becomes guaranteed when executed, ESPN' s Adam Schefter reported Monday. Patriots added an option year for Antonio Brown in 2020 at $ 20 million which becomes guaranteed if executed, per source.

Patriots added an option year for Antonio Brown in 2020 at $ 20 million which becomes guaranteed if executed, per source. It was done to help for cap proration purposes this Now, Brown possibly could earn even more as a Patriot . [RELATED: Report : Raiders tried to trade AB before releasing him].

The Raiders acquired Brown in a deal with Pittsburgh in March. Brown posted 1,000-plus receiving yards in each of the last six seasons with the Steelers from 2013-18.

The Patriots beat Pittsburgh, 33–3, in their season-opener on Sunday night, but Brown was not eligible for Week 1.

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Patriots get no points for releasing Antonio Brown .
They allowed him to suit up for them in a game and he will always be a shameful part of their history. Dan Shaughnessy can be reached at dshaughnessy@globe.

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