In His First Offseason in Oakland, Antonio Brown Is Taking It Up a Notch

Hate him or love him, Antonio Brown might be the hardest working man in the NFL.

Antonio Brown has always had a work ethic bordering on maniacal.

But in his first offseason as an Oakland Raider, the five-time All-Pro receiver might be taking things to another level. During his recent trip to the island of Maui in Hawaii, AB hooked up with a local high school team and get in some work. That included a Jugs machine drill where he was catching bullets with just one free hand:

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Antonio Brown has always had a work ethic bordering on maniacal.

But in his first offseason as an Oakland Raider, the five-time All-Pro receiver might be taking things to another level. During his recent trip to the island of Maui in Hawaii, AB hooked up with a local high school team and get in some work. That included a Jugs machine drill where he was catching bullets with just one free hand:

That thing that sort of looks like a sports bra is likely a compression unit that holds a sports performance tracking device so Brown and his team can monitor his workload. The session extended so late into the night that Brown was eventually working with the help of headlights:

He was also looking pretty dang jacked in this weight room photo he posted in early June:

Brown supplements all that training with a superfood-heavy diet designed to reduce inflammation and keep his energy levels high. He'll turn 31 on July 10, but he set a career-high for receiving touchdowns last season with 15. Brown has notched 100-plus receptions and 1,000-plus receiving yards in six consecutive seasons. In their entire 60-year history, the Raiders have had just one receiver record 100 receptions in a season—Tim Brown hauled in 104 receptions in 1997.

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