Report: Antonio Brown Told Bucs Coaches He Did Not Believe His Ankle Was Healthy Prior to Exit vs. Jets

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By Ben Pickman Brown entered Sunday’s contest as a game-time decision View the original article to see embedded media. Wide receiver Antonio Brown told the Buccaneers coaching staff that he did not believe his ankle was healthy enough for him to continue playing, prior to his mid-game exit vs. the Jets on Sunday, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. Per NFL Network, when Buccaneers coaches asked Brown in the to enter the game, in the second half of Sunday’s eventual 27–24 win, Brown told them he did not want to re-enter because in his mind he did not believe he was healthy enough to do so….

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