The hiring of wide receiver Antonio Brown by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is done, since he accepted a one-year contract on Tuesday morning.
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The news has not been confirmed by the organization, but the NFL Network has released details of the deal. The veteran will be entitled to $ 1 million in base salary and could earn up to $ 2.5 million. A bonus of $ 750,000 is planned for a victory for the Florida team at the next Super Bowl, which is to be held at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa on February 7.
Brown will also be entitled, among other things, to $ 250,000 if he catches at least 45 passes and the same amount if he obtains 650 or more yards passing. Another $ 250,000 will be awarded to him if he reaches the plateau of six air touchdowns.
The former Pittsburgh Steelers is eligible for a return in the ninth week of operations of the 2020 season, having been suspended for eight games after being convicted of theft and two other minor offenses in a row an incident involving a moving company.
After wearing the colors of the Steelers from 2010 to 2018, being invited seven times to the Pro Bowl in the process, Brown asked to be traded. He thus passed to the Oakland Raiders. He was, however, released by the club after a chaotic training camp in 2019. He later joined the New England Patriots but was fired after only one game, his only one with quarterback Tom. Brady whom he will find at the “Bucs”.