The Oakland Raiders Have Officially Released Antonio Brown

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Antonio Brown’s time in Oakland is officially over.

This morning the Raiders officially released the star wide receiver after a series of bizarre events this week.

Last night the team decided to void the $29 million in guaranteed money in Antonio Brown’s contract when they fined him for his latest incident with GM Mike Mayock.

Via ESPN.com

The Raiders fined Brown $215,073.53 for conduct detrimental to the team, league sources told ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Saturday.

By fining Brown, the Raiders voided the $29.125 million worth of guaranteed money in his deal, sources told Schefter.

In addition, the Raiders sent Brown a letter that he no longer will be entitled to termination pay in the event that they release him, sources told Schefter.

Brown went on to ask for his release this morning in an Instagram post.

I have worked my whole life to prove that the system is blind to see talent like mines.Now that everyone sees it, they want me to conform to that same system that has failed me all those years. “I’m not mad at anyone. I’m just asking for the freedom to prove them all wrong.” Release me @raiders #NOMore #theyputblindersonahorseforareason #NoMoreFake

It appears that Brown didn’t make any money in his team with Oakland.

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