Does Henry deserve more love for NFL MVP race? Did Arians really think they were going to bring Brown in and get a pass on talking about his off-field nonsense? "Well, he was open. Colts star DeForest Buckner tested positive. This is what happens when the circus comes to town. Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown … By viewing our video content, you are accepting the terms of our. Officials erred by giving Washington extra time for field goal before halftime, NFL Playoff Picture: AFC & NFC standings after Week 14, Brian Flores: If Eric Bieniemy is not a head coach soon, something’s wrong, Sunday Night Football: Stefon Diggs goes for 130, Bills defeat Steelers 26-15, didn’t know about the October 15 incident. Bruce Arians acted fed up with the Antonio Brown subject Thursday. If AB behaved we’d be done talking about this nonsense. Bruce Arians tells us that despite the latest incident with Antonio Brown, the wide receiver is in good standing with the team… "He's been a model citizen, if … ———————– If the team knew, it’s fair to ask whether the team told the league. He’s taken just seven snaps per game over the last three weeks, after averaging 34 snaps per game in the previous four weeks. Going with three deep passes, starting with Tom Brady dropping it in a bucket to Scotty Miller in the back of the end zone pic.twitter.com/lbRP2JxYG3, — Steve Palazzolo (@PFF_Steve) October 27, 2020. Miller had previously averaged three receptions for 50 yards per game, and he had the best game of his career vs. the Raiders, just one week before Brown’s arrival. 204-for-308, 66.2% Bruce Arians Has Blunt Take On Antonio Brown Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians and wide receiver Antonio Brown have had a long and storied history. Only a fool would try to discount what he did from 2011-18. “And he’s been a model citizen. That’s cool, they’ll just starting asking his teammates about the situation. The infamous wide receiver, Antonio Brown, seems to have turned over a new leaf, since joining the Buccaneers, on Week 9. Deal with it. Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians voiced his support for … I think we’re trying to beat a dead horse now. And so, the football world and all the television and radio talk shows have discussed and debated a potential rift between Arians and Brady while trying to figure out exactly where to place blame. Bruce Arians reveals what Antonio Brown's role will be in debut. December 9, 2020 4:07 pm. Maybe the Bucs’ bet on talent will pay off eventually, but thus far the addition has been a net negative. Bruce Arians discusses latest Antonio Brown incident. Tom Brady, prior to Antonio Brown’s 2020 debut Bruce Arians is now officially an Antonio Brown enabler. But it’s also not particularly fun to talk about. Brown caught seven of the eight passes thrown his way that day, fitting right in line behind Chris Godwin (92 yards) and Mike Evans (77 yards) and ahead of Rob Gronkowski (51 yards) and Cameron Brate (31 yards) on the receiving chain. Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians claims that wide receiver Antonio Brown is still on a “one-strike” policy. 766 yards, 6.1 Y/A, 255 Y/G Bucs’ HC Bruce Arians on Antonio Brown’s role Sunday night vs. Saints: “He’ll have his role – it could be 10 plays [or] it could be 35 plays. 8 TDs, 0 INTs With Tom Brady throwing a pair of hideous interceptions to lose Monday night’s game against the Rams, head coach Bruce Arians has done the only thing he knows how to do: pour grease on the fire. But real life NFL football is also not a video game, and the over-the-top effort to lean on Brown as much as they have has noticeably altered the way the Bucs’ offense has functioned. Now this. You’ll be asked a ton of questions in just a few weeks when the lawsuit against AB begins. Tampa Bay doesn’t play good on prime time Plus this Antonio Brown distraction all week… This is getting old. I was not pleased with the Brown signing, knowing all the drama and distaction it would bring. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Can’t change the spots on a leopard and all that. Arians … BOSTON (CBS) — The top story in the NFL right now is COVID-19. Learn how your comment data is processed. 5 TDs, 5 INTs 12. The pair initially spent some time together with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and neither emerged from the experience particularly fond of the other. 814 yards, 7.3 Y/A, 271 Y/G 78-for-112, 69.6% In an interview done with Sirius XM NFL, Buccaneer head coach, Bruce Arians said Brown has caused no trouble so far. It would be great if we all could be done talking about this nonsense. 103.1 passer rating The 32-year-old Brown, who is allowed to attend meetings while working out with the team's strength and conditioning coaches, has made a quick impact on Bruce Arians, Brown… Browns offense clicking despite loss to Ravens, Jackson plays hero as Ravens win thriller on MNF. ©2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. Future Hall of Famer Larry Fitzgerald will miss Sunday’s game due to a positive test. BA is overrated anyway, cma1973 says: Bruce Arians outlines expectations of Antonio Brown's debut. Johnson caught nine passes for 107 yards and two touchdowns from Weeks 5-8; he was targeted just once per game in Brown’s first two contests with Tampa, and he wasn’t targeted at all vs. the Rams. The result has been the elimination of some receivers who had been reliable for Brady. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers made a controversial addition to their roster at the halfway point of the 2020 season, signing free agent wide receiver Antonio Brown to a one-year deal. 20 TDs, 4 INTs Whether the team did or didn’t know about the October 15 incident before signing Brown becomes an important distinction, given that the NFL (according to the NFL’s in-house media operation) didn’t know about the October 15 incident. We really need the inside story on this latest AB situation, its only right! Team: 24 points per game. While Brady has been responsible for a number of poor throws this year — none worse than the picks on Monday — the coach has no doubt gone a little overboard when publicly dumping on his quarterback. Team: 24 points per game. 114.2 passer rating Run away from the whole thing Bruce! Tom Brady, Weeks 6-8 If the Buccaneers truly knew about the October 15 incident before signing him, then the Buccaneers acquired an obligation under the Personal Conduct Policy to tell the league about it. November 19, 2020 9:50 am. ... Antonio Brown Is A "Model Citizen" Says Bruce Arians … Get ready Bruce. Especially considering Brown is still engaging in off-field nonsense? Could the decline of America’s Team result in major changes? The 46-point showing vs. the Panthers was Tampa’s highest-scoring performance of the season. Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said troubled wide receiver Antonio Brown has been "a model citizen" since joining the team. Why Antonio Brown has made the Bucs offense worse. Logically, one might say that the insertion of Brown over the likes of Scotty Miller or Tyler Johnson is an upgrade. Arians had little desire in talking to the media about the incident, however. TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians is putting an end to any speculation that his team will be signing free-agent wide receiver Antonio Brown, even … Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians made it clear over the offseason that the team had no interest in signing Antonio Brown. Who will the Patriots’ quarterback be in 2021? You must be logged in to leave a comment. The Buccaneers took a chance by signing Antonio Brown this season, and coach Bruce Arians and the team are standing by the wide receiver following his latest off … So let’s instead compare the three games prior to Brown’s arrival and the three games after Brown’s arrival. Though Antonio Brown is caught up in yet another off-field incident, Bruce Arians and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are standing firm. Sure, Brown is technically one of the best wide receivers in the world, and one of the best wide receivers in NFL history. It’s reflected somewhat in the statistics and the results, but the immeasurable impact of disrupting the flow of a functional system seems to be even greater. Bigtime Bucs fan here, and I’m disappointed with the world guys like Bruce Arians thinks we live in now, where we can just declare we’re done talking about something that really is a public issue. Months later, the Buccaneers shocked the NFL by … Antonio Brown has certainly had his issues over the last year. There’s been enough statements about it.”. Buccaneers receiver Antonio Brown debuted with 39 snaps.That was too many for the liking of coach Bruce Arians. You can email Michael Hurley or find him on Twitter @michaelFhurley. The offense was rolling. Share this article 5.1k shares share tweet text email link Luke Easterling. The Bucs instead ran a number of plays designed solely for Brown, in the form of quick passes to the outside, or failed running plays, or designs where Brown is really the only option for Brady. Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said wide receiver Antonio Brown, who is currently serving an eight-game suspension for multiple violations of … That’s understandable. I can’t blame Bruce. Not a member? We in Tampa just got finished last year finally when a bad news conduct story that lasted for five years. You signed him buddy. Our guess (and it’s just a guess) is that the Buccaneers didn’t actually know about it before signing Brown, and that Arians is either accidentally or deliberately blurring the lines so that he doesn’t have to answer questions about it. Seemingly as a result, what’s become the biggest talking point in NFL land this week has been the blame game in Tampa Bay. Not good of you Bucs. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. And the statement didn’t say that the Buccaneers “were aware” of the incident upon signing Brown. The problem is out of Brown's control. Perhaps comparing eight games to three games is a case of poor statistical usage, you may say. 766 yards, 6.1 Y/A, 255 Y/G 3 weeks ago Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians has had nothing but good things to say about wide receiver Antonio Brown's behavior since he joined the team. October 29, 2020 10/29/2020 12:06 am. Team: 36 points per game, Tom Brady, Weeks 9-11 That’s like driving a yellow Ferrari and telling people to stop looking at your car at stoplights. 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Rookie receiver Tyler Johnson had also carved out a role — albeit a modest one — in the offense. Bruce Arians has apparently changed his tune on Antonio Brown. Yet if you look at the numbers for Brady and the offense prior to Brown’s unnecessary arrival this season and compare them to the three games with Brown, the comparison is quite staggering. Register now! That said, Bruce Arians does not appear hesitant about pulling the plug if Brown… Instead, the statement said only that they “are aware” now. Despite making the playoffs in just two of his six season as an NFL head coach and despite having as many .500 or worse seasons as he does seasons better than .500 and despite a 1-2 career record in the postseason, Arians has seemingly enjoyed putting down Tom Brady whenever given the opportunity this year. 76-for-125, 60.8% How Hurts turned Eagles' offense around vs. Saints, Enter your zip code to find NBCSN near you. Never sign a guy who made fun of your hat! The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set at wide receiver. HE may think he’s done talking about it…but…. Bruce Arians on Antonio Brown: “We’re kind of excited about it” The Buccaneers won’t have receiver Antonio Brown at practice until Wednesday, and he won’t play until Sunday night. The Browns and the Broncos shut down their facilities. RADIO.COM . If anyone was going to ask Arians about that distinction, he made it clear in response to the next question — about Brown and his maturity level — that Arians had no interest in talking about it. Bad call Bruce. I’m calling a Rams upset Monday night !! Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians said Antonio Brown has been a "model citizen" with the team, but "if and when he's not, we'll move on." Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians had his first media availability on Thursday since word emerged of an October 15 incident involving receiver Antonio Brown. It’s a problem. If Arians was clear, truthful, and open we’d be done talking about this nonsense. And I agree – he should have seen something like this coming. The latest camera-smashing allegations involving Antonio Brown do NOT have the Bucs concerned ... head coach Bruce Arians says he knew of the … Antonio Brown is already making a good impression in Tampa Bay. Brown … That may have inspired Brady (and Byron Leftwich) to rely more on Brown vs. the Rams, when he produced a dismal 4.4 yards per target. Of course, that’s not to say it’s been a total disaster. The integration of Brown — which, as far as we know, came at the urging of Brady, for whatever reason — has been a bit bumpy. Everyone knew the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would be taking a chance on Antonio Brown when they signed him to a one-year deal. Arians, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach, evaded questions during Thursday’s press conference regarding Brown… Bruce Arians doesn’t have time for nonsense. That number’s gone up each week, from five targets vs. New Orleans, to eight targets vs. the Panthers, to 13 targets vs. the Rams. Antonio Brown is under investigation by the NFL for destroying a security camera during his year-long mandatory sabbatical from the league. Antonio Brown, even though the Seahawks though they had a shot, they did not. 3 games, 1-2 record Brown shouldn’t even be in the league, and he definitely wouldn’t be in Tampa if Brady was enabling that to happen. But on the field, he’s ostensibly distracted his quarterback from running the offense in the most efficient way possible. 74.9 passer rating Really, in the three games prior to Brown’s debut, Brady looked as good as he had in years. 8 games, 6-2 record 74.9 passer rating On the season Brady has a 68.9 passer rating when targeting Brown, and a 96.7 passer rating when targeting everyone else. If the Bucs hadn’t signed a player that brings this upon himself we’d be done talking about this nonsense. Team: 31 points per game, Tom Brady, since Antonio Brown’s 2020 debut On other plays, Brady has locked in on Brown and forced passes that would have been better off going somewhere else. Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Bruce Arians has been impressed with the way Antonio Brown has looked on and off the field ever since he signed with the team last month. Forget Bruce Arians: Antonio Brown Is The Problem For Tom Brady’s Offense In Tampa Bay November 27, 2020 at 11:26 am Filed Under: Antonio Brown , Bruce Arians , … Tom Brady with TIME, finds the rookie Tyler Johnson. Bruce Arians, Antonio Brown Getty Images (2) The Bucs’ five rushing attempts against the Saints represented the fewest ever by one team in an NFL game. 3 games, 3-0 record Bruce Arians, who was the Steelers' offensive coordinator when Antonio Brown was a rookie, has been observing the All-Pro wide receiver from afar and doesn't like what he sees. 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