A.J. Brown Tells Titans Fans That Eagles Commerce Wasn’t His Fault in Deleted Tweet
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The Philadelphia Eagles bought Tennessee Titans broad receiver A.J. Brown in a draft-day commerce and promptly gave him a four-twelve months, $100 million extension, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Soon after the news broke, Brown posted a since-deleted tweet addressing Titans fans, per Paul Kuharsky of OutKick 360.
Paul Kuharsky @PaulKuharskyNFL
Who deletes more tweets than A.J. Brown? #Titans
He has to know by now we screenshot them, appropriate? pic.twitter.com/FsLdODpQWX
Brown played in Tennessee for 3 seasons and had 63 catches for 869 yards and five touchdowns closing twelve months.
Brown later despatched a follow-up tweet to Titans fans:
As a long way as why Brown is out of town, Titans overall supervisor Jon Robinson supplied an clarification in his put up-spherical press conference:
TURRON DAVENPORT @TDavenport_NFL
Jon Robinson on negotiating with A.J. Brown: There became deal of cases and thought that went into it. We now admire compensated guys in free agency nonetheless I approach reduction to the gap that we had to bridge which became too a long way that we had to fabricate for any progress. #Titans
Brown had one twelve months left on his rookie deal getting into this season. Now he’s getting a beefy nine-decide contract a la celebrity wideouts within the Las Vegas Raiders’ Davante Adams and the Miami Dolphins’ Tyreek Hill.
The Eagles’ gargantuan lift is a tricky loss for the Titans, even supposing they added reinforcements by deciding on Arkansas wideout Treylon Burks with the No. 18 take bought from the Eagles. They furthermore admire the No. 35 overall resolution and would maybe well double-dip at wideout if they so have interaction.