Newly-minted Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown is a Hall of Fame receiver who can instantly change the dynamic of an offense. He has also catapulted far past all other NFL wide receivers in the hypothetical "Most Annoying Person in Sports" race.
If you would believe AB, he desperately wanted to be in Pittsburgh and has nothing but respect for the Rooney family and the organization, but couldn't get along with Ben Roethlisberger. However, tweets like his thinly-veiled shot at JuJu Smith-Schuster's defense of Big Ben make him seem small, petty and inauthentic.
Do not listen to any NFL player who haven’t got paid yet! They will do and say anything to make sure they going to get paid even if it’s compromising integrity or anything ! sad but true— Antonio Brown (@AB84) March 26, 2019
For as much as AB wants to stamp his feet and declare his forced trade to Oakland a win for the players and him escaping a toxic situation, it's becoming increasingly clear that Brown wanted both a pay raise and a quarterback who would defer to his personality. He got both of his wishes with Oakland and Derek Carr.
What a phony.
No one is saying Big Ben is a choir boy by any stretch of the imagination, but the parade of former and current Steelers coming to Roethlisberger's defense makes Brown look petulant.
Antonio Brown is taking the throne for most annoying sports figure of all time.— Jesse Marshall (@jmarshfof) March 26, 2019
Any minute now, Brown will unload another Twitter salvo about how the media is out to get him. The best advice would be to take anything he says with a grain of salt, if you take it seriously at all.