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Pat McAfee Shares What He’s Heard About Antonio Brown

Former Colts punter Pat McAfee looks on during the team's Ring of Honor ceremony.

Former Colts punter Pat McAfee looks on during the team’s Ring of Honor ceremony.

Sports media personality Pat McAfee shared what sources told him regarding the Antonio Brown situation on Sunday. The now-former Bucs receiver seemingly quit mid-game. Tossing his gear into the MetLife stands and running off the field shirtless.

Here’s what McAfee had to say on Twitter.

“Sources have told me that AB actually pulled himself [out] of the game,” the Sirius XM host tweeted. Continuing, “Went to the bench and said he wasn’t going back in… Then… some convos happened… BOOOOM all hell breaks loose.”

Adding, “Story obviously developing.”

It was seemingly only a matter of time before Antonio Brown found himself no longer on the Buccaneers roster. When the team originally brought the seven-time Pro Bowl WR in, Bruce Arians said AB was on a zero tolerance policy.

Following very public fallout with the Steelers, Raiders

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49ers HC Shares Why the Team Released Ex-First Rounder


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Kyle Shanahan calls a play during the October 10 road game at Arizona.

Kyle Shanahan only coached Dre Kirkpatrick on the field for four games this season with the San Francisco 49ers before the team decided to waive the former 2012 first round cornerback on Tuesday, November 16.

Kirkpatrick was on the 49ers’ field for 95 total snaps according to Pro Football Focus, but his coverage grades each game never surpassed a 59.4 grade.

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There was also this botched tackle attempt by Kirkpatrick in his last appearance as a 49er:

But was Kirkpatrick’s coverage lapses and overall defensive ability a big reason why Shanahan and the 49ers decided it was best to go a different direction with the 6-foot-2, 190-pound defender?

Shanahan revealed the real reasoning behind

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Damien Harris shares insight on how Nick Saban prepared him for NFL

Damien Harris didn’t have a spectacular performance in Week 1 of the young NFL season, only mustering up 62 yards on 16 carries. He also recorded his first career fumble in his NFL debut.

This past Sunday against the Dolphins, however, he would not make the same mistake. Harris managed to reach the century mark for the first time, of many to come, in his short NFL career, rushing for 100 yards on 23 totes. While he couldn’t find the end zone, the impact he had was apparent in a 17-16 win for the New England Patriots.

In an interview with SportsCenter on ESPN, Harris was asked about how his time at Alabama prepared him for play at the next level, and here is what he had to say:

“100 percent, everybody knows that Coach Belichick and Coach Saban are pretty close, so they run their ships pretty much

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Simone Biles Shares What Could’ve Happened to Her at the Tokyo Olympics Had She Competed With ‘the Twisties’

With the Tokyo Olympics officially over, four-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles has spent her time crashing the Houston Texans’ practices—her boyfriend, Jonathan Owens, plays for the team—and hopping on Twitter to explain just how scary her case of “the twisties” was in Tokyo.

As we previously explained at The Root, the “twisties” are a dangerous condition in which gymnasts “lose their sense of space and dimension in midair.” As a result, the 24-year-old pulled out of several events in Tokyo before feeling comfortable enough to compete in the balance beam and earning the bronze medal in the process.

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As the most decorated gymnast in history, her decision to withdraw during the Olympics sparked a much-needed discussion about mental health in professional sports. And perhaps eager to help better explain the challenges she faced while attempting to compete on the world’s biggest stage, Biles commented

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