The New England Patriots signed wide receiver Antonio Brown after being sacked by the Oakland Raiders on Saturday before the official start of the 2019 regular season. and Demari Thomas and he will be another incredible target for Tom Brady.
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However, there was one problem: Brown's number.
Brown wore Pittsburgh Steelers' No. 84 and was ready to wear the same number when he was with the Raiders. Ben Watson is currently No. 84 with the Patriots. Watson appeared on Fox and Friends on Monday and asked if he would give up Brown's number.
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"I was asked" by Wasson Fox "The reason I took 84 … I've been 82 since leaving New England … And the reason I took 84 back was because the number I was drawn to was the number I was when I was with the Patriots before, the number I felt I would finish the round.
"But with that said, Mr Kraft, the owner, has all the numbers and I was told very early in my career by a very wise veteran that we all rent those lockers and that's why it's not my decision on numbers. So we'll see what happens to the numbers. "
Watson stated that" he would want to
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Watson wore number 84 for six seasons while he was with the Patriots. for three other teams, Watson is currently listed as No. 84 for the Patriots, but has been suspended for the first four games of the season.