Steelers WR Antonio Brown cited for reckless driving

Antonio Brown was charged with reckless driving the day of Pittsburgh’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ game. More

Antonio Brown was charged with reckless driving the day of Pittsburgh’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ game. More

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was cited Thursday morning for allegedly driving over 160 km/h on a Pittsburgh street.

Antonio Brown apparently likes to spend gameday getting up to speed, literally. The NFL star was speeding southbound on McKnight Road near McCandless Crossing in Pittsburgh.

FYI, Brown and the Steelers have a game Thursday night at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh against the Carolina Panthers.

As KDKA reports, "According to police, Brown was heading south when he was pulled over between Babcock Boulevard and the Parkway".

The officer pulled the vehicle over and the driver was identified as Brown.

According to Ross Township police, officers were out looking for a suspect of a bank robbery when Brown in a black Porsche. He was cited for reckless driving.

"We are aware of the situation, but we are still gathering information", the team said. It remains to be seen if Steelers HC Mike Tomlin or any members of the Steelers' brass disciplines Brown before the game.

The Steelers have not yet addressed the incident.

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