Imagine if Antonio Brown had made his debut with his new team in Week 2 at Heinz Field.
Brown seemingly never wanted to be in Oakland though, and it looks like he played a con game to shake his contract.
The Raiders traded two mid-round draft picks to Pittsburgh for the game's most prolific receiver and gave him a three-year contract worth $50.1 million that now is void; Brown could still file a grievance to recover the guaranteed money.
Now that Brown is officially heading to New England, this contest will most likely be even more hard for Philadelphia, but also a flawless opportunity to show they are in fact built for a Super Bowl run of their own.
After an offseason of people bemoaning teams like the Tennessee Titans for passing up on Antonio Brown for such a small price tag, GM Jon Robinson comes out smelling like a rose.
The post-Antonio Brown era is off to a bad start for the Pittsburgh Steelers.
It didn't take long for Moss to see his name among Saturday's top trending topics and he chose to give his own opinion on all of the comparisons between him and Brown. Brown was penalized for unnecessary roughness on the play.
It didn't take long for Brown's agent to make a statement.
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"I've got to worry about the guys that are here, the guys that are invested in the team and the guys that want to go on this journey with us", Whitehead said.
But now they must move on without him.
"I'm not going to sugarcoat it". Unfortunately it's not going to happen.
"You know, I have asked a lot of guys over the years to stay at my house, " Brady told Gray.
Brown, who is in his 10th National Football League season, missed time during training camp while he recovered from frostbite on his feet from doing cryotherapy - and while he was appealing to the National Football League to use the same helmet he has used his entire career.
When the Raiders took a 14-0 lead over a flat Denver Broncos team, a chant rose up from the crowd that could be heard on the ESPN broadcast.
Per ESPN's Josina Anderson, Brown confronted Mayock over being fined nearly $54,000 and called Mayock a "cracker" and addressed him with a number of "cuss words" during the altercation.
Brown and Mayock were in an argument during Wednesday's practice, ESPN's Josina Anderson also reported.