Antonio Brown’s accuser reportedly plans to meet with the NFL next week as the league investigates her claims of sexual assault.
Britney Taylor, a former LSU gymnast and Brown’s former trainer accused Brown of sexual assault. According to the lawsuit, Brown sexually assaulted Taylor on several occasions and “forcibly” raped her in early 2018.
Brown denied the allegations in a statement from his attorney. The All-Pro wide receiver also reportedly plans to counter-sue for false claims.
The New England Patriots released a statement revealing the NFL plans to investigate the matter.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Taylor plans to meet with the NFL next week – after she gets married.
Antonio Brown's former trainer Britney Taylor – who filed a sexual assault lawsuit against her former client Tuesday – is willing and planning to meet with the NFL next week, which is as soon as she can, sources tell ESPN. First, Taylor is getting married.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 11, 2019
According to a new report from the Washington Post, the NFL is “seriously considering” placing Brown on the Commissioner’s Exempt List.
The star wide-out would not be able to participate in practice or play in games while on the list.
Brown did not suit up for the team’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers – his former team – on Sunday night. He signed a one-year contract with the Patriots after his release from the Oakland Raiders earlier this week.
New England travels to Miami for a divisional contest against the Dolphins.
Stay tuned for the latest on Brown.