The Oakland Raiders circus continues into the 2019 season as the organization moved on from another star player, 12 months after trading outside linebacker Khalil Mack to the Chicago Bears.

Head coach Jon Gruden seems to have some self-awareness about the perceived mess he’s put himself in, and he’s having some fun with it after releasing wide receiver Antonio Brown.

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Why not make light of this ridiculous situation. 

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