While Antonio Brown is awaiting a judgment on his second complaint versus the NFL concerning his helmet, Raider fans are anxiously waiting to see what Brown will do if he loses the appeal.
However, for what it deserves, it sounds like the helmet circus may lastly be pertaining to an end. According to Brown’s agent, this time AB will stay with the team and utilize an authorized helmet if he is denied his outdated helmet when again.
Specifically, this is what Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN on Wednesday:
“[Antonio] is figured out to play this year, and what we’re trying to do is get him in the safest equipment possible. He believes, and we think that the helmet he has actually used for 9 years, he’s had unparalleled production throughout those nine years, that it’s essential for us to continue with that helmet because that it is what has actually kept him safe.
We understand these brand-new guidelines. We hear on the screening and we’re not challenging it. That might be great for every other player, however this is something that has worked so well for him and we want to maintain that consistency which security.
We’ll exhaust that procedure but, if it does not work out, so be it. A minimum of we can state we tried whatever possible, and he’ll progress and make it work with an authorized helmet.”
After a motivating declaration like that, it’s all smooth sailing from here … right?