The NFL has suspended Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown for misrepresenting their COVID-19 vaccination status. Last month Brown was accused of buying a fake vaccination card.
Breaking: The NFL announced Antonio Brown has been suspended without pay for the next three games for violating the NFL-NFLPA COVID-19 protocols. pic.twitter.com/wCSM2l6fJb— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) December 2, 2021
Safety Mike Edwards and John Franklin III, a free agent have also been suspended.
Both Brown and Edwards will be out for three games without pay. If Franklin III signs with a team, his punishment will then be enforced.
After news of the suspensions broke, the Bucs released this statement: