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Antonio Brown Reportedly Filing Record-Setting Grievance Against NFL

Antonio Brown on the Patriots sideline.

MIAMI, FLORIDA - SEPTEMBER 15: Antonio Brown #17 of the New England Patriots looks on prior to the game between the Miami Dolphins and the New England Patriots at Hard Rock Stadium on September 15, 2019 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

Former NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown is reportedly filing a record-setting grievance against the league, according to ESPN insider Adam Schefter.

Brown, who was released by Oakland this offseason and New England following Week 2, is seeking $60-plus million in what he believes is money owed to him.

The star wide receiver, who's facing legal trouble off the field following sexual assault allegations, is reportedly filing a record-setting nine grievances.


Brown is the first player in NFL history poised to file nine grievances and appeals during the same time period, league sources told ESPN.

Brown's nine appeals and grievances will be a legal battle to try to recoup as much of the $61-plus million that he believes is owed to him.

The $61 million is a combination of the money he was set to get from his contracts in Oakland and in New England.

Brown could also reportedly file an appeal against the NFL if he ends up getting suspended.

The star wide receiver announced last week that he was done playing in the NFL, but has since appeared to change his mind, hinting at a potential return if someone will have him.