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Antonio Brown expresses interest in joining Ravens, Lamar Jackson tweets response

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Seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Antonio Brown is again a free agent after exiting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ Week 17 matchup against the New York Jets in wild fashion. The 33-year-old is recovering from ankle surgery, but has expressed interest in playing football again. Now, it just comes down to which team wants to take a shot on him. 

Recently, Brown appeared on the “I Am Athlete Podcast” and discussed mental health, his former quarterback Tom Brady and other topics. When he was asked “who’s next in line” for him, Brown responded by saying “Lamar Jackson.” Brown went on to say that Jackson’s a “great” quarterback and dynamic playmaker. 

Jackson appears in favor of the prospective signing, as he responded to the video clip on Twitter.

This is hardly the first time Brown has been tied to the Baltimore Ravens, as his cousin Marquise Brown plays for the squad as well. Marquise even said he hoped Antonio would sign with the Ravens ahead of the 2020 season.

“A.B., he’s a guy that’s going to bring the best out of you,” Marquise said, via PennLive.com. “I feel like he could fit in this locker room. He’s a guy that’s competitive. He’s going to go out there and give 100 percent, and seeing stuff like that is going to make other guys want to do the same.

“I’ve been working out with A.B. since I was in college, so I know he’s a guy that’s going to push you. I learned a lot [from] him just about making sure everything is right. Even when you’re not injured, always work on yourself and always better yourself.”

Jackson himself was also seen working out with Brown that same offseason. While nothing came to fruition, the Ravens have another chance to take a shot on Brown this time around if the front office approves. 




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