NFL suspends Antonio Brown eight games for violating personal conduct policy

  • Brown, 32, is eligible to participate in all preseason activities with any team he signs with and return after the team's eighth game, the NFL said.
  • Brown spent most of his career with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • He played one game for the New England Patriots last season before being released.
  • Brown had been under NFL investigation for multiple off-field incidents.
  • He was sentenced to two years of probation in June.
  • NFL.com says the suspension is related to Brown's no contest plea to burglary and battery charges, and accusations he sent intimidating texts to a woman.
  • Brown's attorney and agent said he will not appeal, NFL.com says.

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