Eagles WR A.J. Brown Clears Up Rumors of Unhappiness in Philadelphia, Rips Local Media

A.J. Brown called into a Philadelphia sports radio show to address the speculation about his feeling about being on the Eagles and how he is viewed by the media.

There has been discussion the last couple of weeks about Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver A.J. Brown’s happiness with the team and quarterback Jalen Hurts. There were conflicting reports this week about the possibility of the team’s locker room unity as the Eagles collapsed at the end of the season.

Brown has played the last two seasons in Philadelphia, starting his career with the Tennessee Titans.

A.J. Brown Calls Into Talk Show

Brown posted on Thursday on X (formerly Twitter): “Philly media is so lame. It’s something every day. Then the fans be believe the bs. They really should start raising the prices of microphones and cameras because you people will say anything for views. I see why nobody likes us because we don’t even like us. RealityTV”

Brown confirmed his account was hacked, but the comments made on Thursday were his own.

Brown called into Philadelphia’s 94WIP Afternoon Show to clear up rumors about him and his happiness with the franchise. He said, “I have no problem. I want to be here; it’s as simple as that. I love where I’m at; it’s as simple as that. Next question.”

There has been discussion about Brown’s relationship with Hurts. He said, “I think that is BS. I’m not going to get into our relationship on the air. It wasn’t a problem when I was on my six-game streak. They only started talking about that when we started losing.”

Brown became the first player to have at least 125 receiving yards in six straight games this season. He was voted to his third Pro Bowl and named to the second-team All-Pro this season.

Philadelphia started the season 10-1 but lost five of the last six games of the regular season. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers eliminated the Eagles in the Wild Card Round. Brown explained, “We were never really playing like the best team in the league, we had the best record in the league, but we were scratching it out. Later on, it just was a domino effect and we couldn’t stop the bleeding.”

Brown Says He’s Misunderstood

Brown showed emotion on the sidelines during the season and people assumed it was about having the ball thrown to him. He shared his view: “What if my flare-ups on the sideline are because I care so much? And wanna hold people accountable and get them back up? Y’all just don’t see it from Jalen because that’s not his personality. But it’s mine.”

Brown claimed that the Philadelphia media misunderstood him. He said, “Everyone wants to paint me like a diva. I yell on the sidelines and Y’all assume it’s about targets. What if I’m holding people accountable? … Y’all just assume it’s anger.”

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Brown talked about why he’s needed by the Eagles: “I am willing to hold people accountable, make people around me better. But nobody sees that. All you see is the little flare-ups … Nobody in that building works harder than me, I can stand on that and say that.”

Brown explained why he stopped talking to the media in the final weeks of the season: “No matter what I say, y’all are gonna run with something. It was never what the Eagles did/said, it was what A.J. said. So I didn’t wanna do my team like that, so I stopped talking.”

Brown broke his silence with the media in the final week of the season after talking with his teammates. He said in January, “I apologized to my teammates today because they shouldn’t have to answer questions on my behalf … I’m a man. I can speak for myself.”

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