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Sport Roger Goodell on Antonio Brown probe: 'We’re still working on that'

17:25  17 october  2019
17:25  17 october  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

Lawyer accuses Antonio Brown of 'reprehensible behavior' during deposition in luxury condo legal dispute

  Lawyer accuses Antonio Brown of 'reprehensible behavior' during deposition in luxury condo legal dispute Lawyer accuses Antonio Brown of 'reprehensible behavior' during deposition in luxury condo legal disputeThe allegations were detailed in a motion filed by the opposing attorney this week, in the midst of a civil lawsuit against Brown for allegedly causing nearly $100,000 in damages to a luxury high-rise condo rental that Brown inhabited into early 2018. After eight months of legal jabbing between Brown and the owner of the unit, the wideout finally sat for a court-ordered deposition on Sept. 24. According to the opposing attorney, Brown wrecked the proceedings with a litany of “reprehensible behavior”.

“ We ’ re still working at that,” Goodell said of the case. “I will probably be getting an update when I get back to New York. Brown has lead the NFL in receiving yards and catches twice, and led the league in receiving touchdowns in 2018. But it remains to be seen if he can expand on those numbers this

" We ' re still working at that," Goodell said of the case. "I will probably be getting an update when I get back to New York. Our folks have been Although Brown 's legal team has admitted that the two had a sexual relationship, his camp maintains that everything was consensual between Brown and Taylor.

Antonio Brown's absence from the NFL will likely continue into 2020.

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Speaking Wednesday after the NFL fall meetings in Florida concluded, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell briefly addressed the league's investigation into the allegations made against the receiver, who was released by the Raiders and Patriots last month.

“We’re still working at that,” Goodell said, per NESN. “I will probably be getting an update when I get back to New York. Our folks have been working diligently at that. When we reach a conclusion, I’ll obviously let you know.”

Brown, who initially was traded from the Steelers to the Raiders in March before being cut by Oakland, was named in a civil lawsuit filed by Britney Taylor, his former trainer, in which she said Brown sexually assaulted her twice in 2017 and forcibly raped her in 2018. He was later accused by another unidentified woman of sexual misconduct in 2017.

Antonio Brown’s accuser refiles lawsuit in Florida state court

  Antonio Brown’s accuser refiles lawsuit in Florida state court Four weeks to the day after the filing of the lawsuit that has ended, for now, receiver Antonio Brown’s NFL career, his accuser has filed a new lawsuit. It’s basically the same lawsuit, filed in a Florida state court and not in federal court. The new lawsuit contains some minor revisions and additional information, but [more]Four weeks to the day after the filing of the lawsuit that has ended, for now, receiver Antonio Brown’s NFL career, his accuser has filed a new lawsuit.

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was asked Wednesday about the league’s investigation into multiple allegations made against Brown , who was released Goodell offered a very vague response that did little to clarify Brown ’s situation. “ We ’ re still working at that,” Goodell said during a press

He has strongly denied the allegations through his attorney.

Still, New England released Brown 11 days into his deal on Sept. 20 after he sent threatening text messages to the unidentified woman.

The NFL released a statement the same day clarifying that Brown wouldn't be placed on the Commissioner’s exempt list while he was without a team.

“As long as Mr. Brown is a free agent, placement on the Commissioner’s exempt list is not appropriate,” the statement read. “If he is signed by a club, such placement may become appropriate at any time depending on the status of the investigation. Upon the conclusion of the investigation, he may also be subject to discipline if the investigation finds that he has violated the law or league policies.”

Trainer Who Accused Former NFL Player Antonio Brown Of Rape Has Dropped Federal Lawsuit

  Trainer Who Accused Former NFL Player Antonio Brown Of Rape Has Dropped Federal Lawsuit Lawyers for Britney Taylor voluntarily dismissed their lawsuit from federal court and re-filed it in state court. The new civil case demands a jury trial on accusations of rape, battery, assault, false imprisonment and intentional infliction of emotional distress.The lawsuit does not make any specific judgment requests.Taylor alleges, in the lawsuit, Brown sexually assaulted her three times – twice in 2017 and once in 2018.She said the May 2018 incident happened at Brown’s Miami home, where Taylor claims Brown “forced her down onto a bed, pushed her face into the mattress and forcibly raped her.

“ We ’ re working at that,” Goodell said. “I probably will be getting an update when I get back to New York. But our folks have been working diligently on The NFL announced after Brown was released by the Patriots that he would not be placed on the exempt list while unsigned but potentially could be

That’s something that we’ll continue.” Goodell said recent rules changes and practice techniques to address player health and safety give him confidence Goodell cited the “changes to the game we’ve made over the last 10 years that are really important, the safety of the game and how we ’ re practicing

Two days after being cut by the Patriots, Brown tweeted he "will not be playing" in the NFL anymore and referenced the guaranteed money he's lost to this point from both the Patriots and Raiders. In a separate, since-deleted tweet, Brown likened his legal situation to Patriots owner Robert Kraft's misdemeanor charge of soliciting a prostitute last winter.

After Brown's Twitter tirade, an ESPN source said Kraft is "never writing that check, no matter what the ruling is now.”

Brown has since made it clear that he misses football and wants to play again, but will first have to settle the numerous grievances and appeals he believes he is owed from the Raiders and Patriots.

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Drew Rosenhaus: ‘I fully expect’ Antonio Brown to play again this season .
Antonio Brown has yet to catch on with another NFL team after the New England Patriots unceremoniously cut him loose on Sept. 20 after a brief 11-day stint. © Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY SportsDespite the myriad red flags, there are teams that reportedly remain interested in the talented-but-mercurial wide receiver. Perhaps that is why Brown’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, expressed total confidence Tuesday that his client will play again in the NFL this season. Rosenhaus made his comments on Brown’s future during an appearance Tuesday on CNBC’s “Squawk Alley.”“I do expect Antonio to play again this season,” Rosenhaus said.

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