Adam ‘Pacman’ Jones: Antonio Brown ‘Needs A (Expletive) Academy Award’

by NESN Staff

January 10, 2016

Adam “Pacman” Jones thought Pittsburgh wide receiver Antonio Brown put on a great performance in the Steelers’ win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Saturday.

But he didn’t mean it in the way you might think he did.

The Bengals cornerback was pretty darn mad after his team’s 18-15 loss to Pittsburgh in Saturday’s AFC Wild Card Game, going on an expletive-filled rant on Instagram after the game. And apparently, he thinks the vicious hit teammate Vontaze Burfict laid on Brown, which led to Jones and Burfict losing enough yards to set up the Steelers’ win, wasn’t even that bad.

“Man, that (expletive) was (expletive) acting,” Jones told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport on Saturday. “He flopped. He needs a (expletive) Academy Award for that performance.”

Let’s take a look at the tape, shall we?

Yup, that still looks like a concussion.

For what it’s worth, there were some (anonymous) Bengals who didn’t jump to defend Jones or Burfict, citing a continuous lack of discipline from coach Marvin Lewis.

“You put up with enough (expletive) for enough time, guys think they can continually do it,” one player told Rapoport.

Thumbnail photo via David Kohl/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown is looked at by medical staff on the field during the fourth quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC Wild Card playoff football game at Paul Brown Stadium.
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