Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown isn't giving up just yet on the idea of playing with his old helmet style. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport is reporting that the Raiders have found two more helmets that could possibly work for him.
Brown, who was traded from the Pittsburgh Steelers to the Raiders this past offseason, has yet to practice much in Oakland. He's been dealing with a foot injury he sustained in a cryotherapy chamber. He's also been fighting with the NFL on wearing his old helmet style.
Brown wants to wear a Schutt AiR Advantage - the same helmet he's worn his entire career. But the helmet model is no longer allowed - for safety reasons. Some players can wear them - if they're under 10 years old. Brown's original helmet is not.
Last week, Brown found another Schutt AiR Advantage helmet that was less than 10 years old. But it failed inspection by the league.
Brown has supposedly found two more. But Rapoport suggests that it may not matter. If one failed, they may all fail.
Over the weekend, it became clear that the Raiders are starting to get fed up with Brown's antics. It's unclear if they'll pursue punishing him if there is no resolution soon.
The biggest question remaining seems to be whether Brown will suck it up and find another style helmet that works for him. So far, he's shown no interest in that.