SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports’ Nancy Armour gives her take on the latest drama surrounding Antonio Brown and why it’s casting a shadow on what should be a celebratory year for the NFL. USA TODAY
Patriots loyalists might have awakened Wednesday with an essential, save-our-butts query for Bill Belichick: Can we send Antonio Brown back to Oakland? Or even Pittsburgh?
Brown had barely been an official member of the team for 24 hours before the drama hit the fan, with alleging that he raped his former trainer, Britney Taylor, and sexually assaulted her twice. The incidents allegedly occurred in 2017 and 2018.
Brown’s attorney, Darren Heitner, has denied all of the allegations, characterized the matter as “a