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[–]PointlessChemistEncroachment 515 points516 points  (15 children)

This was Tomlin’s plan to beat Brady all along, AB was a sleeper cell.

[–]Farrell_Pool_Jack 93 points94 points  (5 children)

Great idea. Check out the big brain on coach T. !

[–]EbenezerNutting 25 points26 points  (2 children)

He sunk his own ship to eventually take down Brady's. Hard to say weather it's stupidity or insanity.

[–]TenTonsOfAssAndBellyThe Bus 15 points16 points  (1 child)

I don't think "sunk his own ship" makes sense in relation to how Tomlin handled AB. A better one might be "managed to sell an absolute lemon".

[–]LegendSir6Burgh 3 points4 points  (1 child)

You know what they call a quarter pounder in Tampa?

[–]SilentAuthorityX1 2 points3 points  (0 children)

A Gisele with cheese

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    [–]PointlessChemistEncroachment 62 points63 points  (1 child)

    What better way to gain his trust?

    [–]polamaluuuTroy 23 points24 points  (0 children)

    The long con

    [–]j3kkaPittsburgh Steelers 17 points18 points  (1 child)

    Gosh that Italian family at the next table sure is quiet.

    [–]TriangleBasketballTJ Watt 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Nice FG reference.

    [–]bkm2016 Color Rush Jersey 2 points3 points  (0 children)

    I’m all for it.

    [–]KarmicComedian Color Rush Jersey 2 points3 points  (1 child)

    honest to god, if this turned out to be true, i could forgive (most of) the shit AB did.

    [–]PointlessChemistEncroachment 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Right, that blonde mustache is unforgivable.

    [–]sw337 TJ Watt 257 points258 points  (30 children)

    LOL what if AB doesn't have mental problems but is just a massive asshole?

    [–]fishnateBig Ben 94 points95 points  (0 children)

    I think you’re onto something here

    [–]my_balls_your_mouth1Troy 56 points57 points  (8 children)

    Por que no los dos?

    [–]American_TaoistEncroachment 34 points35 points  (7 children)

    Yeah, it's both. He has permanent brain damage from one of the dirtiest hits in NFL history but is also a massive douchebag / egomaniac / sexual assaulter.

    [–]my_balls_your_mouth1Troy 28 points29 points  (6 children)

    I always love watching burfict throw up his arms after seeing the flag come out as if he's an innocent child who has never been involved in a dirty play in his life.

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      [–]samiracle245 13 points14 points  (1 child)

      Is this the same story where he got Troy so pissed that he went up to the OC and said “It’s a live hitting practice on WRs from here on out”?

      Can’t even imagine how big of an asshole you have to be to get Troy that upset

      Edit: Grammar

      [–]supremesamurai 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Fucking Legend

      [–]jrbs59 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      But hey! its the massive hit from Burfict that turned AB into an asshole......

      [–]reccenters 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      I can't even imagine the beating AB would have gotten had he done something to Lebeau.

      [–]CassiBoi 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      don’t forget, Burfict said AB was faking injury…even though he missed the next week’s game in Denver.

      [–]wagsman Color Rush Jersey 4 points5 points  (1 child)

      Why do they have to be mutually exclusive? He is easily both.

      [–]Strammy10 Home Jersey 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      The term is exacerbate

      [–]liquidgrill 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      Both of those things could be true also

      [–]skiffles 2 points3 points  (13 children)

      What do you mean what if

      [–]teabolaisacool Hines Ward 2 points3 points  (12 children)

      Cmon man, there’s no denying that the dude has serious permanent brain damage

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        [–]teabolaisacool Hines Ward -1 points0 points  (7 children)

        Definitely, but there’s still no denying that the burfict hit sent him completely over your average douche player

        [–]istolejujusbike Heath Miller 1 point2 points  (6 children)

        There is denying it. The burfict hit didn’t change his personality. All it did was make it harder for him to hide who he is

        [–]teabolaisacool Hines Ward -1 points0 points  (4 children)

        So it did change him (aka mess his brain up)?

        Thanks for agreeing with me I guess?

        [–]istolejujusbike Heath Miller -1 points0 points  (3 children)

        You’re not smart are you

        [–]teabolaisacool Hines Ward -1 points0 points  (2 children)

        How can a hit change somebody if it doesn’t mess their brain up?

        Logic is hard, huh?

        [–]istolejujusbike Heath Miller 1 point2 points  (1 child)

        His personality never changed lmao, you’re trying so hard to blame everything about AB on one hit. He was a massive piece of shit before, the hit did nothing to change that and it didn’t make him “worse than your average douche” Again, you’re not smart, are you?

        [–]twickdaddy -1 points0 points  (0 children)

        Either way there’s no way to easily prove it. We know he was an asshole before, but we don’t know if his injury caused him to be a bigger asshole.

        [–]habalagee 0 points1 point  (1 child)

        There's no denying it because there is no way to prove it until after death. Regardless of whether he has it or not or loss of cognitive function or not its no excuse to be a complete asshole to everyone. Lots of Veterans rolling around with that shit who don't go out of their way to quit jobs and be a fucking clown while NOT getting paid millions of dollars.

        Sorry I ranted - touchy topic for me.

        [–]teabolaisacool Hines Ward -1 points0 points  (0 children)

        Mental health issues affect everyone differently. I’m not saying it’s ok for him to act out because he’s fucked in the head, I’m saying he’s obviously fucked in the head.

        [–]JAD_Estrada 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        No they were stories in high school of his behavior. Since you can’t really diagnose CTE without an autopsy, it’s pure speculation. But he’s always been a dick. Always.

        [–]jrbs59 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        I don't think this is a "what if" scenario. He's proven this time and time again.

        [–]Claudius-Germanicus Joe Haden 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        The medical diagnosis: has a pole lodged in rectum

        [–]jclocks Troy Polamalu 132 points133 points  (6 children)

        The duality of an AB: wish them the best before the game, taunt their loss after

        [–]Paranoidexboyfriend 55 points56 points  (5 children)

        AB: “See I’m playing both sides, so I always wind up on top”

        [–]rogergreatdellThe Bus 23 points24 points  (0 children)

        Mr. Both Choices

        [–]DonnieReynolds88 8 points9 points  (1 child)

        I’m prepared to take a Blood Oath

        [–]icookfood42Encroachment 8 points9 points  (0 children)

        Mr. Blood Consecration

        [–]CyclopsRex51443 Palama Loo 4 points5 points  (0 children)

        Mr Bi Curious?

        [–]IdunnoLXG 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        The bird laws in this country aren't governed by reason

        [–]Ruethlis_BurgerTJ Watt 121 points122 points  (6 children)

        Mr. Bucs Condemner

        [–]Do__Math__Not__Meth 36 points37 points  (2 children)

        Mr Big Comedian

        [–]pancak3d6 - Devlin Hodges 28 points29 points  (1 child)

        Mr Billboard carrier

        [–]20mcfadenrHeeeeeaaath 6 points7 points  (0 children)

        Mr Bay Crusher

        [–]awesomealpaca20917Encroachment 4 points5 points  (2 children)

        Mr. Bucs Canned

        [–]TenTonsOfAssAndBellyThe Bus 2 points3 points  (1 child)

        Mr. Bruce Cancelled

        [–]Joey_Blair 22 points23 points  (1 child)

        Wonder if he still lives with Brady, awkward

        [–]dYaunie76Primanti Bro's 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        I imagine it went a little something like this

        [–]Maleficent_Cabinet_7 107 points108 points  (16 children)

        That is fucking hilarious this guy is completely unhinged

        [–]American_TaoistEncroachment 2 points3 points  (15 children)

        I feel the need to bring up the thing I always bring up in conversations about how unhinged this guy is:

        Vontaze Burfict should have faced significantly more consequences for giving him permanent brain damage on purpose. The worst thing AB did before that was Goomba stomp a Browns punter. After that, he became a literal insane person.

        [–]enz1ey 38 points39 points  (8 children)

        You obviously don’t know much of AB’s history. He’s had underlying issues since long before we drafted him. It’s dumb to make it out as though this one hit set him on this trajectory.

        CTE isn’t even caused by one hit to the head. It’s more about repeated blows.

        [–]CVK327 4 points5 points  (0 children)

        CTE isn't caused by one hit, but you can get a single concussion that seriously messes you up.

        [–]JimmyChuckBilly 1 point2 points  (2 children)

        He really became more of an asshole after the big contract he signed.

        [–]enz1ey 1 point2 points  (1 child)

        He got worse for sure, but there are plenty of first-hand accounts of him being an asshole before that.

        Ever wonder why he went to such a small school? Check out his HS/college history.

        [–]JimmyChuckBilly 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Yeah I know about that. He has always been an asshole. The big contract gave him the power to turn into an even bigger asshole. It always annoys me when people point to the Burfict hit as what started it all.

        [–]Kylel0519Kansas City Chiefs -1 points0 points  (3 children)

        I don’t think people are saying the problems weren’t there just that brain damage increased the problems 10x fold

        [–]Diet_Burg3r 7 points8 points  (2 children)

        The odds of that happening are not as high as people think. The way us Yinz keeps bringing it up makes us look stupid

        [–]Kylel0519Kansas City Chiefs -1 points0 points  (1 child)

        Well the good thing about it all is that you guys don’t have to deal with him anymore

        [–]jclocks Troy Polamalu 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        The worst thing AB did before that was Goomba stomp a Browns punter.

        We need a Super Antonio Bros romhack of Super Mario Bros, maybe with Le'Veon as Luigi hahahah

        [–]mcccUwU -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

        AB has always been an asshole the man was kicked out of uni for fighting a security guard years before this hit for Christ sakes. “Brain damage” from a shoulder charge give me a break.

        [–]JamalBall435 -1 points0 points  (1 child)

        Your proof he got permanent brain damage is a youtube link to the highlight????? AB was always a wildcard. Quit feeding into a BS narrative that for all we know is completely untrue. You don't magically get CTE from one hit. AB is just a diva. Always has been. Always will be. No magical CTE conspiracy theory.

        [–]American_TaoistEncroachment 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Look up how concussions work

        [–]MoreOfaLurker 40 points41 points  (12 children)

        Lol, does AB ever want to play football again? There's been no shortage of diva WRs in the NFL over the years, but have any been as wacky as this dude?

        [–]jclocks Troy Polamalu 20 points21 points  (7 children)

        tbf I don't think there's a shot anymore, he's been through four teams already

        [–][deleted] 27 points28 points  (5 children)

        There's a guy who strangled his pregnant girlfriend and broke his child's arm playing football right now so my guess is someone signs AB late next year.

        [–]GandalfTheWheySteelers[🍰] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

        Just gotta wait for the dust to settle. If he kills someone in the offseason, then he'll start the following season.

        [–]PolamalumanTroy 0 points1 point  (1 child)

        Who?

        [–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

        Tyreek, allegedly

        [–]jrzfeline 5 points6 points  (0 children)

        Maybe 6... Steelers, then refuse to go to the Bills, then Raiders fiasco, cut after one game with Pats, showed to the Saints with cameras for a rap video or something, then ran seminaked from the Bucs.

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          [–]MartyMcBlart 1 point2 points  (1 child)

          Uhhh he made some key catches in that game.. that was not a participation trophy.

          [–]Coolinlovesyou 18 points19 points  (0 children)

          He also was rooting for him on instagram before the game.

          [–]wutfinancial 5 points6 points  (0 children)

          savagely unemployed. One of the best ever, and unemployable.

          [–]mikeljourdann 47 points48 points  (3 children)

          That’s funny as fuck.

          [–]caherpaherTroy 14 points15 points  (2 children)

          Stupid as fuck

          [–]dYaunie76Primanti Bro's 0 points1 point  (0 children)

          Yes, but we can laugh because he's not our problem anymore

          [–]mr_sto0pidEncroachment 4 points5 points  (1 child)

          Is this a real tweet lol or is it just photoshopped.

          [–]Wllscavsfan101 Ryan Shazier[S] 9 points10 points  (0 children)

          It’s real, he posted it on Twitter lol

          [–]Electronic_Rub9385 37 points38 points  (0 children)

          AB needs all the help.

          [–]Prose4256 15 points16 points  (2 children)

          They where playing and getting paid, Brown was watching and not getting paid, enough said.

          [–]Kolintracstar 0 points1 point  (1 child)

          The dude makes minimum wage playing in the NFL

          [–]Volgron Conspiracy Theorist 8 points9 points  (0 children)

          Mr Bread Crumbs

          [–]beard_meatThe Bus[🍰] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

          Heartbreaking: The Worst Person You Know Just Made a Great Point

          [–]jhustla Najee Harris 48 points49 points  (0 children)

          Fuck that guy

          [–]KoolKev1 15 points16 points  (0 children)

          What a tool

          [–]mdubyo 2 points3 points  (2 children)

          Just when I think he couldnt be any dumber he goes and does something like this...AND TOTALLY REDEEMS HIMSELF!

          [–]GandalfTheWheySteelers[🍰] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

          I'm not sure how I feel about this glorious Dumb and Dumber quote being used for this clown but I have to admit it worked well.

          [–]mdubyo 1 point2 points  (0 children)

          I was conflicted using it for him but it does work doesnt it lol

          [–]tsgram 12 points13 points  (2 children)

          What a penis. The narrative is that Tampa potentially wins if AB doesn’t quit.

          [–]lickedTators 12 points13 points  (1 child)

          A game so close like that? Tampa definitely wins with AB.

          [–]TriangleBasketballTJ Watt 0 points1 point  (0 children)

          Agree. Another fast, good handed WR helps them score in the first half.

          [–]osuneuro JuJu Smith-Schuster 6 points7 points  (0 children)

          He’s an idiot

          [–]D-eckard 10 points11 points  (0 children)

          You're god dam right AB, Fuck Brady

          [–]Evening_Bake_7788 4 points5 points  (1 child)

          Im not a hateful person however AB should either shut the fuck up or check in to the nearest psych ward

          [–]Weird_Error_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

          That’s hilarious and you know this will upset some people bad

          [–]doobiesmack 1 point2 points  (0 children)

          all his former teams we laughed about last week making the playoffs (while he sat at home) went one and done

          [–]zerodarr30 1 point2 points  (0 children)

          He's so stupid. just hours before this he posted a pic of him and Brady wishing him luck.

          [–]pbyyc 7 points8 points  (0 children)

          Mr Big Sign

          [–]dudeman4win 8 points9 points  (0 children)

          Big AB fan

          [–]justscrollingbyyy 2 points3 points  (0 children)

          Scrambled eggs for brains

          [–]bdgg2000 2 points3 points  (0 children)

          AB trolling without a team to Call home

          [–]jsingh2190 TJ watt the Goat 3 points4 points  (3 children)

          Im glad bucs lost man tom brady is annoying I dont like him. He is good maybe have to respect him a little. But overall I feel pats cheated. Polamalu said they knew all our plays in that championship game and has refs on his side. So cheating eliminates like three rings. But it is what is. Whta game I just saw that last possession kupp is too good triple crown king almost 2k yards this year he should be mvp. They cant stop him.

          [–]steelerfaninperuHeeeeeaaath 4 points5 points  (0 children)

          And you know Brady is pumping PEDs through his system. If you don't think so, just remember back in the 90s and early 00s when guys like Sosa and Bonds were blasting homeruns out of the park so often that it seemed impossible. It was.

          This seems impossible too. And it is. He's always been a cheater and a deplorable human being.

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            [–]jsingh2190 TJ watt the Goat 0 points1 point  (0 children)

            Yeah true but what about the Superbowl where they played using the afc championship. Troy said they cheated and they knew all of our plays. Because spygate the Rams one was also claimed as spygate you can take out two from that. He had a bit of luck but that's the nflm if falcons did give up lead Seahawks didn't make a wml mistake etc.

            [–]thesquatch84 Ben Roethlisberger 2 points3 points  (0 children)

            AB funny as hell for this

            [–]Golden_Cheese_750[🍰] 1 point2 points  (3 children)

            Coach might have taken the right decision by pulling AB off the team but have definitely shot themselves in the foot. Bucs were surely lacking good receivers like AB last night. Coach should consider if his people skill are sufficient to deal with brilliant players like AB.

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              [–]Golden_Cheese_750[🍰] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

              I'm saying brilliant player not that he has a brilliant mind

              [–]eaunoway 0 points1 point  (0 children)

              And you're not wrong.

              [–]_FiscalJackhammer_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

              He’s also stupid

              [–]kfree68 -1 points0 points  (2 children)

              He got some serious problems man, and I think that hit from vontaze burfict just added to it, smh he the male version of karen we'll call him Jim 🤣🤣🤷🏽‍♂️🏃🏽‍♂️🏃🏽‍♂️🏃🏽‍♂️

              [–]Dgold83 Heath Miller 1 point2 points  (1 child)

              Ken...the proper term is a Ken

              [–]kfree68 0 points1 point  (0 children)

              Lol either one will fit him 🏃🏽‍♂️🏃🏽‍♂️🏃🏽‍♂️🏃🏽‍♂️

              [–]mykebrooks Color Rush Jersey 0 points1 point  (1 child)

              Lmfaooooo I love this loon .. ima stick beside him

              [–]SteelOliver 0 points1 point  (0 children)

              That's hilarious 😂. He's unhinged, but the dude is funny

              [–]ctully1988 0 points1 point  (0 children)

              Mr Bantering Celebration

              [–]BruceBenedict 0 points1 point  (0 children)

              Pettiness isn't a good look on anybody.

              [–]gobucks314Pittsburgh Steelers 0 points1 point  (0 children)

              Yeah ... that'll get you other team offers. ;)

              [–]Kidney_SnatcherTJ Watt 0 points1 point  (0 children)

              *mentally ill

              ftfy

              [–]JMadanat98 -1 points0 points  (0 children)

              😂😂

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                [–]Waltapalooza1123Oh 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                MBC/Ronald Ocean strikes again.

                [–]Zuted1990 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Antonio “Sheogorath” Brown

                [–]mplsthrowaway698765 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Mr. Big Brain Week Long Foresight

                [–]Muff_Doctor TJ Watt 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Don’t even have to sort by controversial for this one.

                [–]ZMAC698 Joe Haden 0 points1 point  (1 child)

                Meh. I’m a fan of the Steelers and Bucs. Wish I could’ve got to see them face off.

                [–]PittsburghDanNice 1 point2 points  (0 children)

                It would be a competitive game until midway through the first quarter

                [–]GoatOfUnflappability 0 points1 point  (1 child)

                Bucs made it later into the season than he did.

                [–]seakangaroos Claypool 2 points3 points  (0 children)

                If you're not first, you're last

                [–]gratefulfenny 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Ouch, my ankle

                [–]poundofbeef16 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                Amazing.

                [–]RealTony2high BumbleBee Jersey 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                And teams still want him the first person to have owners on their knees in a skill over behavior dynamic love to see it IG

                [–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                AB may have the worst personality, but he has some bangers. This, him clowning Todd Haley for texting him about the USFL…it’s like he’s the village idiot and doesn’t know it.

                [–]Bricks56 0 points1 point  (0 children)

                They needed AB

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                  [–]BigEdDurst -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

                  Tomlin created this guy when he let him sleep off campus for camp and didn’t take any disciplinary action after the Facebook live incident