Antonio Brown Cited for Reckless Driving After Speeding over 100 MPH

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured ColumnistNovember 8, 2018

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 07:  Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers in action during the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Heinz Field on October 7, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images)
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been cited by police for speeding.

Per WPXI NBC 11 in Pittsburgh, Brown received a citation for reckless driving from Ross Township police Thursday after being clocked going over 100 mph near the McCandless Crossing development.

According to WPXI, a police officer was in the area looking for a possible suspect in a bank robbery and noticed Brown was speeding in his Porsche. Aaron Martin of WPXI shared video of Brown speeding prior to the citation:

Aaron Martin @WPXIAaronMartin

#BREAKING: New video shows police pursuing Antonio Brownโ€™s black Porsche on McKnight Rd this morning. He was going over 100 mph and cited for reckless driving https://t.co/7b1kEn9QFn https://t.co/70eeUzffqP

"We are aware of the situation, but we are still gathering information," the Steelers said in a statement, via WPXI. "We won't have any further comment at this time."

The incident comes on the same day the Steelers host the Carolina Panthers at Heinz Field in a crucial interconference showdown between two playoff contenders.

Brown leads the Steelers with nine touchdowns and ranks second on the team with 51 receptions and 594 receiving yards.


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