Buccaneers were “shocked” by Antonio Brown’s physical condition

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Six days from now, receiver Antonio Brown will make his return to the NFL. By all appearances, he’s ready to hit the ground sprinting.» data-reactid=»16″>Six days from now, receiver Antonio Brown will make his return to the NFL. By all appearances, he’s ready to hit the ground sprinting.

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reported on Sunday that the Buccaneers were “shocked” by Brown’s physical condition. He walked through the door ready to go, and the Bucs will be ready to use him right out of the gates.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="On Sunday night against the Saints, Brown likely will be used in three- and four-receiver sets. Coach Bruce Arians also hasn’t ruled out using Brown as a return specialist.» data-reactid=»22″>On Sunday night against the Saints, Brown likely will be used in three- and four-receiver sets. Coach Bruce Arians also hasn’t ruled out using Brown as a return specialist.

Moreover, the Buccaneers will want their faith in Brown to be validated. The best way to do that will be to get the ball in his hands and let him do his thing.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="It will create an interesting dilemma for the Saints and defensive coordinator Dennis Allen. Will New Orleans double-team receiver Mike Evans and take their chances with Brown? Will they take away Brown and risk being burned by Evans?» data-reactid=»24″>It will create an interesting dilemma for the Saints and defensive coordinator Dennis Allen. Will New Orleans double-team receiver Mike Evans and take their chances with Brown? Will they take away Brown and risk being burned by Evans?

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Then there’s Gronk. And Chris Godwin. And Scotty Miller. And Ronald Jones. And Leonard Fournette. And good luck to any team that will be facing the Buccaneers against Tom Brady, his teammates, and his roommate.» data-reactid=»25″>Then there’s Gronk. And Chris Godwin. And Scotty Miller. And Ronald Jones. And Leonard Fournette. And good luck to any team that will be facing the Buccaneers against Tom Brady, his teammates, and his roommate.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Buccaneers were “shocked” by Antonio Brown’s physical condition originally appeared on Pro Football Talk» data-reactid=»26″>Buccaneers were “shocked” by Antonio Brown’s physical condition originally appeared on Pro Football Talk