Report: Buccaneers, Antonio Brown working toward agreement


New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown (17) carries the ball during the first half at an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins. (Wilfredo Lee, File, AP)

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are working toward a deal with free agent receiver Antonio Brown, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, quarterback Tom Brady has been pushing for the team to sign Brown. This would reunite the duo after Brown signed with the New England Patriots last season before being released.

Brown has been serving a suspension and is eligible to return after Week 8. It was reported earlier this week that the Seattle Seahawks expressed an interest in adding the seven-time Pro Bowler.

The 32-year-old has 11,263 receiving yards and 75 touchdowns since entering the league as a sixth-round pick in 2010.

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