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Jon Gruden's Response to Antonio Brown Sharing Their Phone Conversation Proves AB Runs the Show

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - AUGUST 15:  Wide receiver Antonio Brown #84 of the Oakland Raiders reacts on the sidelines during the first half of the NFL preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals at State Farm Stadium on August 15, 2019 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Antonio Brown was really testing his boundaries when he shared a video which featured audio from a heart-to-heart conversation he had with head coach Jon Gruden.

While some would have been livid to have a private phone call shared all over the internet, Gruden had a rather tame reaction. In fact, he was all for Brown's video.

According to Chris Mortensen, Gruden found the video amusing and even described it as being "awesome."

This is effectively Gruden saying that Brown can do whatever he wants so long as he suits up on Sunday's. Brown's superstar status allows him to get away with whatever he wants, and his stint in Oakland is proving that with each passing day.

While Gruden is likely sick of all the controversy and desperately hoping to see No. 84 in pads on Monday night, but his lack of concern over the video shows that AB is on a never-ending leash.

With all that Brown has managed to get away with before even playing a regular-season down for the Raiders, one can only imagine the antics he'll get up to when the regular season swings around.

One thing seems clear though: the Raiders will let him get away anything.