Brown shared an alleged text message from the Bucs quarterback in May 2021 via social media on Monday, November 14. Brady’s message expressed concern about Brown’s off-field issues, and that message came well before Brown’s abrupt exit from the team in January 2022. Despite prior off-field issues, Brown joined the Bucs at Brady’s request in 2020, and they helped lead the Bucs to a Super Bowl win.
So is Antonio Brown attempting to make Tom Brady look like the bad guy here? Because he comes across as a damn good friend here… pic.twitter.com/8MZwsWFeg4
— Toucher and Rich (@Toucherandrich) November 15, 2022
“You are demonstrating very poor decisions and poor communication to so many people who have gone above and beyond to help you,” Brady wrote, based on the screen shot. “You are acting selfish and unfortunately many of those people are exhausted by the erratic and unpredictable emotional behavior.”
At that point in time, Brown faced an assortment of off-field issues and had yet to re-sign with the Bucs for the 2021 season. Brown’s issues that led to his exit surfaced with little public warning, but Brown then claimed the Bucs mishandled his ankle injury.
“So is Antonio Brown attempting to make Tom Brady look like the bad guy here? Because he comes across as a damn good friend here,” wrote “Toucher and Rich” on Twitter with Brown’s SnapChat screenshot.
Brady Built Up Brown & Called Him Out
Brady continued his text, per the screen shot, with affirmations of the things Brown did right on and off the field before 2021.
— Bucs Rays Bolts (@BucsRaysBoltsYT) February 8, 2021
“When I met you, you were humble, willing to learn and anxious to improve things in your life,” Brady continued. “In a short period of time, you have done those things and accomplished some great things. And very much on the path to success long term. Unfortunately, you have reverted very much back to a young immature man that is selfish, self serving, irrational and irresponsible.”
“I for one, am disappointed in many behaviors over the past few months,” Brady added. “You have seemed …read more