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Oakland Raiders GM Issues Final Message To Antonio Brown

A closeup of Antonio Brown wearing headphones during warmups. The Houston Texans reportedly have interest in the free agent.

PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 01: Antonio Brown #84 of the Pittsburgh Steelers warms up before the start of the game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Heinz Field on November 1, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

If this weekend is any indication, the drama surrounding Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown isn't over yet.

On Saturday, Brown expressed his displeasure with the NFL's denial of a Schutt AiR Advantage helmet he was trying to get clearance for. Then, he skipped practice today because he's still upset about the league's refusal to let him wear the helmet of his choice.

Brown's absence comes after he returned to the team last week after originally saying he would retire if the NFL didn't accommodate his helmet request.

It sounds like Oakland GM Mike Mayock and the organization as a whole is getting fed up with Brown.

When he's one the field, Brown is still one of the most explosive players in the NFL. However, his inability to commit to the Raiders has to be a major source of frustration in Oakland.

If we had to bet, Brown will be back with the team and will play this season. He already backed off the retirement talk this summer.

Still, it would behoove him to get back to the Raiders sooner rather than later. The season is right around the corner.