- New England star avoids exempt list and can play in Week 2
- All-Pro wideout accused of raping former trainer in lawsuit
Antonio Brown is eligible to play Sunday when the New England Patriots visit the Miami Dolphins.
Brown, the subject of a civil suit by his former trainer alleging rape and sexual assault, was under consideration for the Commissioner’s Exempt List, according to USA Today. But commissioner Roger Goodell will not enact his authority in the matter at this time.