Buccaneers extensive receiver Antonio Brown is returning to the sphere Sunday after serving a three-game suspension for misrepresenting his COVID-19 vaccination standing. And because of the suspension, he misplaced at the least $320,000.
Nevertheless, Brown still could earn $1 million in complete contract incentives over the ultimate three weeks of the common season.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Brown wants 21 extra catches in the ultimate three video games to earn a further $333,333 and produce his season complete to 50 catches.
He additionally reportedly wants 382 extra yards in the ultimate three video games to earn one other $333,333 in incentives, bringing his complete to 800 yards, and two extra touchdowns to earn one other $333,333 to convey his season complete to seven.
Brown is anticipated to be Tampa Bay’s high receiving goal on Sunday with extensive receivers Chris Godwin and Mike Evans out. Evans is out with a hamstring damage that isn’t anticipated to be extreme.
Godwin, nevertheless, will miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL.
Brown has not performed since struggling an ankle damage in mid-October and because of his suspension. Coach Bruce Arians stated final Sunday that Brown’s return is “in one of the best curiosity of our soccer workforce.”
Neither Brown nor security Mike Edwards, who was additionally suspended resulting from violating the NFL/NFLPA joint COVID-19 protocols, will face extra self-discipline from the workforce. The one potential repercussion for both participant could be federal prosecution. It’s a third-degree felony to fabricate, possess or show a faux vaccination card.
Kickoff for Sunday’s sport vs. the Panthers is about for 1 p.m. ET.
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