After a tumultuous time with the Pittsburgh Steelers, large receiver Antonio Brown is lastly getting an opportunity to maneuver on. Brown was traded to Oakland Raiders on Saturday evening in change for third and fifth-round picks. The pro-bowl large receiver is worked up to be with a brand new workforce and had an introductory press convention with head coach Jon Gruden on Wednesday. During the press convention, Brown spoke about his objectives with the workforce and who he hopes to surpass with regards to the sport’s greatest large receivers.
“My purpose actually is to catch Jerry Rice,” Brown mentioned in response to ESPN. “Playing with a man like Coach Gruden, clearly, he is aware of what it takes to maintain me upright and contemporary. Keep me on the market for a very long time so it is a problem yearly to show my love for the sport. I am simply taking it one 12 months at a time. Obviously, my purpose within the again my thoughts is to catch Jerry Rice. Every 12 months, I’ve to show my love. This 12 months I am out right here to show my love.”
Brown additionally talked about how the Raiders are shifting to Las Vegas in 2020. For Brown, with the ability to play with the Raiders throughout their final 12 months in Oakland will probably be an incredible expertise.
“For me to be in Oakland, half the Oakland Raiders, and being on the final workforce that can ever be right here in Oakland is one thing particular in itself,” he mentioned. “There’s strain in that, there’s pleasure in that and there is a lot that comes with that. And I am right here at present able to embrace all that.”
Brown is becoming a member of a Raiders workforce that went Four-12 final season and completed in final place within the AFC West.