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ESPN Front Office Insider Predicts How Antonio Brown Drama Will End

A closeup of Antonio Brown warming up before a game.

PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 25: Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers warms up prior to the preseason game against the Tennessee Titans on August 25, 2018 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

The drama surrounding Antonio Brown, shockingly, didn't go away after the Pittsburgh Steelers shipped him to Oakland for two mid-round picks.

After his off-field antics were too much for the Steelers to bear, Jon Gruden and company made Pittsburgh an offer it couldn't refuse.

Despite arriving on his new team, Antonio Brown appears to be pulling the same kind of off-field behavior that led to his departure from Pittsburgh.

Arguably the NFL's most-talented wide receiver, Brown threatened to retire if he wasn't allowed to wear a helmet that has been banned by the league.

No, that's not a misprint. According to a recent report from ESPN insider Adam Schefter, Brown gave the Raiders an ultimatum: let me wear my old helmet or I won't suit up in 2019.

One former NFL executive doesn't see Brown following through on his threat. ESPN front office insider Mike Tannenbaum predicted how the situation will play out.

"If Antonio Brown did indeed walk away from Football, he’d also be walking away from about a $30,000,000 guarantee from the Raiders, I’m certain he’ll find a helmet that will work for him," he said.

We'll have to wait and see if Brown actually follows through or bends to the NFL's will.

Stay tuned.