Latest On Raiders, Antonio Brown

Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown and GM Mike Mayock got into it this week, and details of the argument are starting to emerge. At some point during the exchange, Brown cursed out Mayock and called him a “cracker,” according to ESPN.com’s Josina Anderson

It was previously reported that Brown also threatened to punch Mayock in the face and punted a football during the exchange. After sending the ball into the sky, Brown told the GM, “Fine me for that!” Mayock, it seems, is ready to take things a step further by suspending the mercurial star, which would put his ~$30MM guarantee in jeopardy.

Brown’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, admits that Brown’s relationship with Mayock is not a great place. Meanwhile, he insists that Brown is on good terms with head coach Jon Gruden.

Right now I think (Antonio Brown’s) relationship with Coach Gruden is good, very good. I’m not going to get into his relationship with Mike Mayock, but I will say that we’re hopeful that that will be a good one, as well. It has been in the past,” Rosenhaus said in an interview on ESPN.

The Raiders are reportedly set to suspend Brown, but nothing has officially happened on that front.

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  1. inkstainedscribe

    Mayock is allegedly Gruden’s boss, correct?

    Or is he just a salary cap guy and Gruden runs the show?

    In any event, the dumpster fire just got some more fuel.

    • washington_bonercats

      Gruden has obviously been running the show from the get go? I mean blindingly so.

    • Rocket32

      Gruden is on a 10 year 100M contract. In my opinion, when you hand out a contract like that to a HC you make it pretty clear he’s running the show.

  2. madmanTX

    Ummmm, so why doesn’t Gruden do something like speak to Brown maybe, instead of doing nothing and watch Brown trash his career (further)?

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