Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was stopped by police for speeding just hours before the team’s Thursday night game against the Carolina Panthers.
According to Ross Township police, Brown was cited for going in excess of 100 miles per hour southbound on McKnight Road near the intersection with Babcock Boulevard.
— KDKA (@KDKA) November 8, 2018
An officer was looking for a possible suspect from a bank robbery at the nearby WesBanco in McCandless Crossing when a black Porsche went speeding by, police said.
The officer pulled over the driver, who was identified as Antonio Brown.
Brown was cited for reckless driving.
The Steelers organization released a statement that said:
#Steelers spokesman says team is “aware” of Antonio Brown’s speeding citation this am, “but we are still gathering information. We won’t have any further comment at this time.”
— Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) November 8, 2018
Brown and the Steelers have a game Thursday night at Heinz Field. What a crazy season.