Antonio Brown is set to return to Raiders training camp after his bizarre absence.
Brown was attempting to find a way to wear his old helmet, which no longer met safety standards put in place by the NFL.
After briefly threatening to sit out if he were forced to change helmets, Brown lost his grievance with the league and decided he was ready to get back to camp.
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After an extended absence from training camp, Antonio Brown looks ready to begin preparing for the season at Raiders training camp.
Just days ago, Brown was threatening to sit out the year while attempting to convince the NFL to let him continue to use his old helmet. Now, Brown has officially lost his grievance with the league and looks set to get back to practice soon.
“While I disagree with the arbitrator’s decision, I’m working on getting back to full health and looking forward to rejoining my teammates on the field,” Brown wrote in an Instagram post. “I’m excited about this season appreciate all the concerns about my feet!”
“While I disagree with the arbitrator’s decision, I’m working on getting back to full health and looking forward to rejoining my teammates on the field. I’m excited about this season appreciate all the concerns about my feet 🦶!” #AlwaysAFight #Represent #itsbiggerthanme
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Brown was one of the biggest acquisitions of the NFL offseason, with the Steelers trading the All-Pro receiver in exchange for draft picks. They then signed him to a three-year deal worth $50 million that included $30 guaranteed.
But despite the Raiders’ investment in Brown, his tenure in Oakland didn’t start according to plan. Reports came out that Brown was dealing with a foot injury that prevented him from practicing at full speed. It was later revealed to be frostbite caused by using a cryotherapy machine without the proper footwear.
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