After a tumultuous time with the Pittsburgh Steelers, broad 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 broad receiver is happy to be with a brand new staff and had an introductory press convention with head coach Jon Gruden on Wednesday. During the press convention, Brown spoke about his targets with the staff and who he hopes to surpass on the subject of the sport’s greatest broad receivers.
“My purpose actually is to catch Jerry Rice,” Brown mentioned in accordance with ESPN. “Playing with a man like Coach Gruden, clearly, he is aware of what it takes to maintain me upright and recent. 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 yr at a time. Obviously, my purpose at the back of my thoughts is to catch Jerry Rice. Every yr, I’ve to show my love. This yr I am out right here to show my love.”
Brown additionally talked about how the Raiders are transferring to Las Vegas in 2020. For Brown, with the ability to play with the Raiders throughout their final yr in Oakland can be an awesome expertise.
“For me to be in Oakland, a part of the Oakland Raiders, and being on the final staff that may 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 in the present day able to embrace all that.”
Brown is becoming a member of a Raiders staff that went Four-12 final season and completed in final place within the AFC West.