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A stat that caught Raiders’ Antonio Brown’s attention — and how Derek Carr reacted

Raiders’ Derek Carr discusses Antonio Brown and playing against Khalil Mack next season

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr answers a question about Antonio Brown and playing against former teammate Khalil Mack in 2019. Carr held the third Inside the Huddle on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Madera, CA.
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Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr answers a question about Antonio Brown and playing against former teammate Khalil Mack in 2019. Carr held the third Inside the Huddle on Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Madera, CA.

Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown has always been known for his sure hands.

Pro Football Focus says that was especially so in 2018, when its research shows Brown was the target of 105 catchable passes and caught all but one of them.



Brown made it known after receiving the tweet from PFF.

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr. saw the tweet and summed it up it the best he could.

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Brown finished the season with 1,297 yards and 15 touchdowns with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was traded to the Raiders on March 13 for two picks in the 2019 NFL Draft.

Since joining the Raiders, Brown and Carr have been steady workout partners and Brown came to Fresno to help celebrate the birthday of Carr’s son Deker at Bulldog Stadium.

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