Steven Senne / Associated Press
The Seattle Seahawks and Baltimore Ravens are having internal discussions about signing free agent wide receiver Antonio Brown.
NFL Network’s Mike Silver said Tuesday that the Seahawks are “absolutely interested” and that the Ravens are “reflecting” on the signing of Brown, who has been available since the New England Patriots cut him last September.
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Since before @nflnetwork … the Seahawks and Ravens have had internal discussions about Antonio Brown’s signing. @MikeGarafolo https://t.co/7a8tGD4ir5
Brown will likely be subject to punishment under the NFL’s personal conduct policy after several off-field incidents in the past year. The patriots published after he allegedly contacted a woman who accused him of sexual assault, sending her threatening messages that included photos of her children. Another woman previously accused he raped a lawsuit.
In March, Brown was charged with Vehicle theft felony, battery misdemeanor and criminal misdemeanor after allegedly robbing and assaulting a driver for a moving trucking company. He pleaded This month he did not contest the robbery and assault charges as part of a guilty plea agreement and was sentenced to two years probation and 100 hours of community service. Additionally, Brown must complete a 13-week anger management course and undergo a psychological / psychiatric evaluation.
The 31-year-old is the only player in NFL history with six consecutive 100-receiving seasons, a streak that ended in 2019. Despite missing most of last year, Brown still has more receptions (690) than any other player in the last Seven seasons.
A Miami native, Brown has been working with Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith this offseason and has ties to the Ravens through cousin Marquise Brown.