Antonio Brown released by Patriots


New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown carries his helmet during an NFL football practice, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

FOXBORO, Mass. (WPRI) — The New England Patriots have parted ways with Antonio Brown.

The star wideout thanked the team for the opportunity in a tweet Friday afternoon.

ESPN’s NFL Insider Adam Schefter then tweeted a statement from the Patriots.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated with more details and reaction.

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