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Antonio Brown on Hard Knocks: I’m circumcised on my feet

Hard Knocks didn’t wait long to address Antonio Brown‘s feet Tuesday night. Three minutes into the second episode of the season, the Raiders receiver’s burned feet took center stage. “Do you want to see it?” Brown asked the NFL Films crew. “Are you sure you want to see it?” Brown showed the bottoms of his [more]

Antonio Brown says his feet are feeling “a lot better”

Antonio Brown‘s agent confirmed the star receiver’s injury to his feet. “It’s frostbite,” Drew Rosenhaus said, via Scott Bair of NBCSportsBayArea.com. Brown has finished treatment with a specialist, Rosenhaus added. PFT Live co-host Chris Simms reported a week ago that Brown injured his feet by doing cryotherapy without the proper footwear. “[I’m feeling] a lot [more]

Report: Hard Knocks will address Antonio Brown’s helmet, feet tonight

Hard Knocks avoided addressing the real issue with Antonio Brown‘s feet last week. The NFL reality show also didn’t mention the receiver’s helmet issue, which already was an issue by the night of the premiere although no one outside the walls knew it. The events of the past week have made it impossible for Hard [more]

Will Antonio Brown find a suitable Schutt AiR Advantage?

The ultimate reality show now brings us the ultimate scanvenger hunt. And it remains to be seen whether Raiders receiver Antonio Brown will find a suitable Schutt AiR Advantage. Beyond the obvious fact that the helmet needs to fit Brown, it also needs to be less than 10 years old and in sufficiently good shape [more]

Antonio Brown offers to trade signed helmet for newer model

Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown is on the hunt for a helmet of his preferred model that the NFL will let him wear. And he’s offering a memorabilia trade if he can get one. Brown wrote on Twitter today that if someone will give him a Schutt AiR Advantage helmet that fits him and is [more]

Antonio Brown has a potential helmet loophole

Raiders receiver Antonio Brown has a potential helmet loophole, if he chooses to try to use it. Brown can’t use his preferred helmet — a Schutt AiR Advantage — in 2019, because that specific helmet is more than 10 years old. However, because the NFL has not affirmatively banned from use the Schutt AiR Advantage, [more]

Antonio Brown acknowledges arbitrator’s ruling

The arbitrator has spoken, and so has Antonio Brown. It’s just not clear what Brown is saying. “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 said on Instagram regarding the outcome of the grievance filed regarding the [more]

Arbitrator rules against Antonio Brown

The gavel has fallen quickly, and decisively. And just in time to be addressed by this week’s episode of Hard Knocks. (Eye roll emoji. If there is one.) PFT has confirmed that a neutral, independent arbitrator has ruled against Raiders receiver Antonio Brown in a grievance filed regarding the league’s refusal to allow Brown to wear [more]

Did Steelers know helmet mess was looming for Antonio Brown?

Raiders receiver Antonio Brown wants to wear the helmet he wore during nine seasons with the Steelers. His insistence on getting his way has become one of the strangest off-field stories in recent memory, if not ever. Here’s an interesting question about the situation: Did the Steelers know that the helmet fight was coming? Although [more]

If/when (when) Antonio Brown loses his grievance, what happens next?

A decision is expected this week in the grievance filed by Raiders receiver Antonio Brown over the league’s refusal to let him wear a helmet that is too old to be recertified for 2019 — and that Schutt no longer manufactures. If/when (when) Brown loses, what happens next? In a rational world, Brown would select [more]

Mike Tomlin: Urgency of now, not longevity, is my focus

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin signed a one-year contract extension last month that leaves him under contract in Pittsburgh through the 2021 season. Tomlin has signed two-year extensions in the past, but said at the time he signed the deal that he wasn’t bothered by the change. Tomlin said he focuses “on the task at [more]

How will Hard Knocks handle the Antonio Brown helmet fight?

On Tuesday night, Hard Knocks either will provide transparency and clarity to the Antonio Brown helmet fight, or it won’t. Based on last week’s episode, bet the under. Peter King made this observation about the situation in his latest Football Morning in America column: “‘Hard Knocks’ is either going to show a slice of this [more]

Antonio Brown threatens NFL with liability if he’s injured in a new helmet

One of the first lessons in law school goes like this: When the facts are on your side, pound on the facts. When the law is on your side, pound on the law. When neither is on your side, pound on the table. Antonio Brown‘s legal team is pounding on the table. After nearly a [more]

Steelers announce death of WR coach Darryl Drake

The Steelers announced on Sunday morning that wide receivers coach Darryl Drake has died at the age of 62. Drake was in his second year with the Steelers and also served as the wide receivers coach with the Bears and Cardinals before heading to Pittsburgh. He spent two decades in the collegiate ranks and had [more]

Jon Gruden addresses Antonio Brown situation

The Raiders had done a great job of keeping the extent of the Antonio Brown situation under wraps, until all hell broke loose on Friday. After Saturday’s preseason game against the Rams, Raiders coach Jon Gruden said the most that he has, but still not very much, about the confusing situation that has engulfed his [more]

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