New England Patriots release Antonio Brown after one game

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Antonio Brown, Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski

New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown puts on his shoe during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

(WTAJ) — Antonio Brown hit Twitter today and thanked the Patriots for the opportunity with them, obviously implying that he was done.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter was quick to confirm with a tweet of his own.

Brown played one game with The Patriots after leaving the Raiders, after leaving Pittsburgh. Amid the allegations of rape, the Patriots have released a statement as well.

Patriots’ statement:

The New England Patriots are releasing Antonio Brown. We appreciate the hard work of many people over the past 11 days, but we feel that it is best to move in a different direction at this time.

Statement released by New England Patriots

Antonio Brown’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus released a statement saying Brown just wants to play the game he loves.

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