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Randy Moss believes Antonio Brown 'hungry and determined' for Raiders

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Antonio Brown has put up huge numbers over the last six seasons. Yet, somehow, it feels like the All-Pro wide receiver has something to prove as he joins the Raiders in a trade from the Steelers.

Hall of Fame receiver Randy Moss, a former Raider, believes Oakland is getting someone ready to put all this offseason drama behind him.

"I don't really know if those third- and fifth-round picks are going to work out," Moss said Sunday morning on ESPN. "We don't know who those players will be, but the one thing about it is, the Oakland Raiders and Jon Gruden are getting a hungry and determined wide receiver to get back to his old ways of dominating."

Ever since the final week of the 2018 regular season, Brown had been engaged in a back-and-forth squabble with the Steelers. Now it's up to Brown to perform on the field and make people forget about all the offseason antics.

"He had a little bit of uncertainty over the last couple of weeks, over the last couple of months," Moss said of Brown. "But now he has a team that he can just settle down, get to work, and I think him and Derek Carr can go make some magic."

Moss knows all about being traded to Oakland, then making magic. He was dealt from the Vikings to the Raiders in 2005, then caught 60 passes for 1,005 yards and eight TDs with Kerry Collins slinging him the ball. Those numbers would be low for Brown, but Oakland expects a similar impact.

 

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