Mike Mayock sent a clear message to Antonio Brown that the Raiders want him and need him on the field on the field. During training camp, Brown missed a practice because of his helmet grievance after he was supposed to be back. At that time, Mayock And he fined Brown $40K for missing that practice.
Brown was again fined just four days later for missing a walk-thru with the team and received another fine for $13,950. Antonio Brown isn’t happy about it and he, of course, took to social media to talk about the matter.
"Please be advised that should you continue to miss mandatory team activities, including practices and games, the Raiders reserve the right to impose additional remedies available under the Club’s Discipline Schedule, the CBA and your NFL Player Contract, including, but not limited to, additional fines and discipline for engaging in Conduct Detrimental to the Club," the letter read.
Despite the distractions, Raiders coach Jon Gruden has insisted that Brown is "all in and ready to go."
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