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Antonio Brown Denies Allegations of Sexual Assault and Rape in Statement From Lawyer

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - AUGUST 15:  Wide receiver Antonio Brown #84 of the Oakland Raiders warms up before the NFL preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on August 15, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Just when you thought the Antonio Brown drama reached it's conclusion after joining the New England Patriots, Tuesday night happened.

The wide receiver has been accused of three separate incidents of sexual assault and rape by his former trainer, Britney Taylor. Mere minutes after the report was released by the New York Times, Brown's lawyer, Darren Heitner, denied the allegations made by Taylor in a lengthy statement.

"Antonio Brown learned today that he has been named in a lawsuit filed in federal court in the Southern District of Florida," writes Heitner.

"Mr. Brown denies each and every allegation in the lawsuit. He will pursue all legal remedies to not only clear his name, but to also protect other professional athletes against false allegations."

Shortly after the statement was released, Josina Anderson of ESPN revealed that the Patriots wide receiver will countersue Taylor for civil extortion.

In her accusations, Taylor accused Brown of forcing himself on her on two separate occasions in 2017 and 2018. After a falling out and a reconciliation, Taylor alleged that Brown threw her on a bed and raped her back in May 2018.

The Patriots have yet to release a statement in regards to their newly-signed wide receiver, ironically made official earlier Tuesday. Brown was released by the Oakland Raiders this past Saturday after an eventful week in the news.

Since this is an ongoing story, we will continue to keep you posted once more updates are provided.