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The Raiders Have Reportedly Shared Antonio Brown Text Messages

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown

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)

Even after the team released him, the saga between Antonio Brown and the Oakland Raiders continued. Brown filed a grievance against the team hoping to recoup some of the $30 million in guaranteed money the team voided.

However, his case appears to have taken a major hit. According to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, the Raiders have shared multiple text messages from Brown asking for his release.

Brown reportedly sent the texts to Oakland team owner Mark Davis. The Raiders released the volatile wide receiver on Sept. 7.

After Oakland severed ties with Brown, he was picked up by the New England Patriots. However, his tenure with New England lasted only one game after he encountered further legal trouble.

Brown has also filed a grievance, in conjunction with the NFLPA, requesting that the Patriots pay him the remainder of his $9 million signing bonus.

He may yet win that battle and receive the compensation he's seeking, but judging by this new ESPN report, his case against the Raiders seems to be flimsy.

The 31-year-old Brown has played in just one game this season and does not appear to be on the radar of any NFL teams as he deals with various legal problems.