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Antonio Brown memes feelings for Patriots, has an ally in ex-Pats CB

Antonio Brown memes feelings for Patriots, has an ally in ex-Pats CB

Antonio Brown wants more attention -- specifically from the New England Patriots.

One day after suggesting the Patriots re-sign him in an Instagram Live video, Brown was back on social media, conveying that he misses playing in New England via a popular meme.

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The free-agent wide receiver posted the meme just before the Patriots kicked off their Thursday night game against the New York Giants, which undoubtedly is no coincidence.

Brown spent less than two weeks with the Patriots, appearing in one game before the team released him on Sept. 20 as he battled multiple allegations of sexual assault, sexual misconduct and intimidation of a victim.

New England didn't pay Brown a large portion of his salary following his release, and the 31-year-old since has filed a grievance against the team seeking that unpaid money.

Brown said Wednesday on Instagram the Patriots should let him "earn" his money by re-signing him, and on Thursday, former Patriots cornerback Darius Butler seconded Brown's proposal.

It seems highly unlikely New England re-signs Brown after the drama he caused in Foxboro. But that clearly won't stop him from bugging everyone about it.

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Tom Brady spending Sunday watching Patriots' Super Bowl win over Falcons

Tom Brady spending Sunday watching Patriots' Super Bowl win over Falcons

Tom Brady enjoyed so many incredible moments during his 20-year tenure with the New England Patriots, but it's hard to top Super Bowl LI vs. the Atlanta Falcons.

The Patriots' 28-3 comeback victory will forever be remembered as one of the greatest games in NFL history. While Brady has five other Super Bowl titles on his résumé, this particular one will always hold a special place in the hearts of Pats fans, and in the heart of Brady himself.

Now the new quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Brady posted a photo Sunday to his Instagram story of himself reliving one of his most memorable performances.

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It's only fitting that Brady's viewing of Super Bowl LI comes one day after Patriots fans celebrated the comeback on March 28 (3/28).

Why ex-Steelers CB Ike Taylor believes Tom Brady will love playing for Bruce Arians

Why ex-Steelers CB Ike Taylor believes Tom Brady will love playing for Bruce Arians

There's no doubt joining the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be an odd transition for Tom Brady after spending the last 20 years in New England. But one of Bruce Arians' former players expects the Bucs head coach will make that adjustment as smooth as possible.

Ex-Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor spent eight years with Bruce Arians in Pittsburgh when Arians was an assistant coach. In a recent interview with TMZ, Taylor raved about Arians' coaching style and was adamant Brady will enjoy playing for him in Tampa Bay.

"He's a player's coach," Taylor said. "BA is the ultimate player's coach.

"Just think about it. Tom Brady's finally leaving -- I don't know what kind of coach is Bill Belichick, but coach Belichick walks a tight ship and organization. Just from being around BA, Tom Brady is getting a player's coach who for the most part just going to let him be him."

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So it sounds like Brady will enjoy a more laid-back atmosphere than what he experienced in New England, but that's no surprise. The real question is whether Brady will be able to meet in the middle with Arians and adjust to a different offensive scheme.

Taylor doesn't see it becoming an issue.

"I would say six or eight games throughout the season the offense should be clicking," he said.

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In addition to having a "player's coach," Brady will benefit from having more weapons at his disposal in Tampa's offense. The 42-year-old QB will have two of the game's top wide receivers in Mike Evans and Chris Godwin, along with Cameron Brate and O.J. Howard as his pass-catching tight ends.