That didn't last long.
Within hours of the Raiders releasing him, star wide receiver Antonio Brown reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the New England Patriots. Bleacher Reports Master Tesfatsion was the first to report the news.
Antonio Brown is close to signing a deal with the New England Patriots, per sources.— Master (@MasterTes) September 7, 2019
Antonio Brown and the Patriots reached agreement on a 1-year deal worth up $15 million that includes a $9 million signing bonus, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 7, 2019
Antonio Brown wanted guaranteed money. The #Raiders took it away. The #Patriots give it - with a $9M signing bonus. This is just… exactly what you'd expect.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 7, 2019
Brown appeared to confirm the news on his Twitter account.
This story is being updated.