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Antonio Brown had an ugly exit in Pittsburgh, an uglier exit in Oakland, and his Patriots tenure lasted a whopping 11 days.

But talent often wins out, and if you buy what his agent is selling, some NFL teams are already willing to roll the dice if — and when — the talented yet troubled wideout wants to return to the field.

"I have had discussions with a few teams that are very interested in him and want to know about his future and what's going on with the NFL," said Drew Rosenhaus on Warren Sapp's "99 Problems" podcast. "Hopefully, when that is all resolved, Antonio will be able to continue his Hall of Fame career."

The Patriots released Brown Friday after more accusations of sexual assault and misconduct surfaced, along with reports of Brown sending intimidating text messages to one of his accusers.

There's still the very real possibility that the league places Brown on the commissioner's exempt list if he signs with another team, and Brown himself tweeted over the weekend that he was done playing in the NFL.

"It's a very difficult time for him, not playing," Rosenhaus said. "We expected him to be playing against the Jets on Sunday, so it's tough for someone who loves the game not to be playing right now, and the hope is that we'll cooperate with the NFL in its investigation and get him back with a team to continue this tremendous career he's had."

 

While Brown isn't in Foxboro anymore, his former teammates are still thinking about him, at least a little, with Tom Brady liking a Brown post on Instagram early Wednesday.

But will Brown get new NFL teammates in some other city? That remains to be seen.

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