Star large receiver Antonio Brown missed his second straight day of the Raiders’ coaching camp Friday, and the frustration is absolutely setting in for coach Jon Gruden.
“I think we’re all disappointed,” Gruden stated after follow, per ESPN. “We think he’s disappointed. We’d like to get the party started. We’d like to get him out here. He’s a big part of the team.”
After 9 seasons in Pittsburgh, Brown, 31, was acquired in a commerce by the Raiders, who signed him to a three-year, $50,125,000 contract. The group’s expectations for Brown are excessive.
However Brown’s absence shouldn’t be a whole shock to Gruden. Brown missed a lot of the Steelers’ camp final 12 months, and simply final week Gruden said, “I expect a lot more drama from No. 84. I really do.”
Properly, he is getting it.
Brown, who was nicely sufficient to reach at camp in a hot-air balloon, is out due to a non-football damage. No phrase on what that damage is, both. He did take part in a walk-through Sunday however was restricted Tuesday. Wednesday was an off day.
Brown led the NFL in landing receptions final season with 15 and completed with greater than 1,200 yards receiving for the sixth consecutive season.