Mark Gastineau

5 Most Bizarre Team Departures in NFL History

Antonio Brown's exit from Oakland was wacky, but just how wacky?
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5 Most Bizarre Team Departures in NFL History

Antonio Brown's saga with the Oakland Raiders was rare, but not unique. Other players have left or been kicked off their teams in a manner that left their teammates exhausted, disgusted, or simply scratching their heads.

 

However, a valid question is whether Brown's departure from the Raiders was the weirdest. Let's take a look. (NOTE: This list does not include players who left their teams to serve prison sentences so those expecting Plaxico Burress or Michael Vick will be disappointed.)

 

10 Possible Replacements for Jets Superfan Fireman Ed

Who will fill the void left by recently retired New York Jets superfan Fireman Ed?
<p> New York Jets fan Fireman Ed penned a guest column in the Metro declaring his intentions to quit his unofficial post as the team’s mascot, following the 49–19 Thanksgiving Day massacre loss to the rival New England Patriots. Fireman Ed will no longer lead the "J-E-T-S! Jets! Jets! Jets!" cheer. Here's a list of 10 potential replacements for Fireman Ed.</p>


New York Jets superfan Fireman Ed penned a guest column in the Metro declaring his intentions to quit his unofficial post as the team’s mascot, following the 49–19 Thanksgiving Day massacre loss to the rival New England Patriots.