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Antonio Brown's Agent Has Responded To The Oakland Raiders' Statement

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown puts on his helmet.

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - AUGUST 15: Wide receiver Antonio Brown #84 of the Oakland Raiders adjusts his helmet before the NFL preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on August 15, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Antonio Brown's agent has responded to the strong statement made by Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock on Sunday.

Mayock made quite the statement before Raiders practice on Sunday evening, basically saying that it's time for Brown to show up, or go away.

"You all know that AB is not here today, right?" Mayock told the media. "So, here's the bottom line: He's upset about the helmet issue. We have supported that, we appreciate that. But at this point, we've pretty much exhausted all avenues of relief.

"So, from our perspective, it's time for him to be all-in or all-out, OK? So, we're hoping he's back soon. We've got 89 guys busting their tails, we are really excited about where this franchise is going and we hope AB's going to be a big part of it, starting Week 1 against Denver. End of story. No questions, OK? Just wanted you guys to know where we were. Fair?"

Brown is reportedly upset with the NFL not allowing to wear the helmet he likes.

The All-Pro wide receiver's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, responded to the statement.

“We’ve worked very closely with the Raiders, and we will continue to work very closely with the Raiders,” Rosenhaus said in an appearance on WSVN-TV. “I’m not sure that we agree that we’ve exhausted all the options, as [Raiders G.M.] Mike Mayock said. But there’s no doubt it’s still an ongoing process. We are trying to work with the team and the league and the union to come up with a solution. We haven’t figured it out yet. To say that AB is upset about the decision to not let him wear his helmet is accurate, but we’re still processing it and figuring it out. I wouldn’t make too much about him not being there today, as much as we’re still trying to come up with a solution that works for everyone.”

This is certainly an extremely bizarre situation and it's unclear when it's going to be resolved.

Oakland is set to open its regular season in a couple of weeks, as the Raiders start the year on Monday night, Sept. 9.