Colts Punter Pat McAfee Asks Antonio Brown Not to Cleat His Face on Thanksgiving

Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistNovember 23, 2016

Ever since Sept. 7, 2014, punters have avoided Pittsburgh Steelers star Antonio Brown's general direction.

Not because Brown is a threat to take a punt to the house, however. It's because he left his mark on one of their own—Cleveland Browns' ex-punter, Spencer Lanning.

It's hard to unsee the clip of Brown's flying front kick straight to Lanning's face on an attempted hurdle—especially for punters. As a result, the Indianapolis Colts' Pat McAfee has taken precautionary measures as his team prepares to take on Brown and the Steelers on Thursday.

McAfee took to Twitter on Tuesday to ask Brown to be gentle on the holiday. Here's the Steelers wideout's response:


Of course, the Colts punter, who is notorious for having fun on social media, was able to appreciate Brown's joke:

If you're not following McAfee on Twitter, you're missing out.