The language of the agreement still needs to be finalized and the Kovid-19 protocol will need to be passed, According to the time of ESPN
. CNN has reached out to Brown’s agent for comment. The Buccaneers did not confirm the signature when reached by CNN.
The news comes just months after the NFL announced Brown’s suspension for the first eight games of the 2020 season without paying for several violations of the league’s personal conduct policy. He said that when his suspension is on Week 9 against the New Orleans Saints on November 8, he is on track to make his debut.
In June, Brown was sentenced to two years of probation, pleading no contest to charges stemming from an incident in which he allegedly attacked a man at his South Florida home. .
After spending the first nine seasons of his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Brown was traded to the then Oakland Raiders prior to the 2019 season, where he was released before playing in a regular season game.
He then signed with the New England Patriots and played a game before re-issuance, a day after his former official athletic coaches sued him in 2017 and 2018 accusing him of rape and assault. Brown denied the allegations and said he would fight to clear his name. The NFL said Brown’s conduct at the time was under investigation.
The signing will reunite Brown with Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady, his partner while on the Patriots.