The timeline with the Antonio Brown helmet drama is difficult to keep straight, but there is a new update ... he's decided on the headgear he will sport this season.
ESPN's Adam Schefter tweeted out the Raiders' wide receiver's decision to play in a Xenith Shadow:
After the summer drama, Raiders' WR Antonio Brown has opted to play this season in a Xenith Shadow helmet. Brown believes the Xenith Shadow makes him feel more agile and comfortable, and allows for better visibility.
RIP, Schutt AiR Advantage. pic.twitter.com/dNFWO9Z8QD— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 4, 2019
The "Schutt AiR Advantage" Schefter is bidding adieu to in his tweet was what started all of the antics. It was no longer NOCSAE certified and it was difficult for AB to part with the helmet he had sported throughout his entire career with the Pittsburgh Steelers.
It was only deemed "adequate" grading two out of possible five stars by Virginia Helmet Ratings. That particular model is also no longer being produced by manufacturers.
So for now, we can rest easy ... it appears the current helmet is working well for him: