Sunday, 25 August, 2019

National Football League won't budge as Antonio Brown threatens to sit over helmet

Jon Gruden Breaks His Silence Regarding Antonio Brown's Helmet & Feet Controversy NFL addresses Antonio Brown helmet controversy without mentioning star's name
Sidney Guerrero | 12 August, 2019, 22:27

But so far, the league simply stated that a "player can't practice or play in games with equipment that's not approved".

"The player can't practice or play in games with equipment that's not approved", McCarthy said, clearly referencing Brown even if not specifying him by name.

McCarthy added that NFL policy is that helmets have to be certified by the National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment and that the organization doesn't certify equipment that is more than 10 years old.

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown reportedly warned the NFL that he would hold the league liable if he suffers a head injury while wearing the new helmet that the NFL had recently made mandatory to wear. "And the helmet thing is a personal matter to him...and we're supporting him", Gruden said on Saturday night. I can't say I agree with all of them.

The Raiders and their big personalities like Antonio Brown and Richie Incognito are ready to be stars on HBO's "Hard Knocks".

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"The player" undoubtedly means Brown. It went as far as Brown saying he'd refuse to play if he wasn't allowed to wear his old helmet.

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has also been forced to change helmets this season as the NFL eliminates certain helmet models that haven't passed the rigorous safety testing that the league requires.

The Raiders finally got their minds off of the Brown situation when they took the field on Saturday night and defeated the Los Angeles Rams 14-3.

Brown, who has missed most of Raiders' training camp over the helmet issue and injuries to his feet, has told Raiders officials that he won't play football again unless he can wear his helmet, ESPN reported.

By now, you've probably heard that Brown has been forbidden from using his preferred helmet model, the Schutt Air Advantage.

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