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There's Been Another Ruling In The Antonio Brown Helmet Saga

Antonio Brown warms up before a game.

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - AUGUST 15: Wide receiver Antonio Brown #84 of the Oakland Raiders warms up 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 second helmet grievance of the summer has apparently turned out the same way his first one did: unsuccessful.

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Brown's bid to wear the helmet of his choice has been shot down again. His first grievance was denied earlier this month.

Earlier this summer, Brown flirted with retirement if the NFL didn't allow him to wear the helmet he preferred. The league is forbidding him from using a Schutt AiR Advantage helmet that is less than 10 years old.

However, it doesn't sound like losing his case again will prevent Brown from playing. According to Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio, the star wide receiver will "accept the decision and move forward in a new helmet." Brown did wear an NFL-approved helmet during practice last week, a Schutt model different from the one he prefers.

Oakland has one more preseason game on the schedule before opening up the 2019 campaign against the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football on September 9.

It sounds like Brown will be on the field for the opener.