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Raiders’ Antonio Brown gives away gear, hugs during pregame warm-ups

Samson X Horne
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Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
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Oakland Raiders wide receiver Antonio Brown (84) warms up prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown made the day of several young fans Thursday afternoon at University of Phoenix Stadium.

Immediately after pregame warmups, the former Steeler trotted to youngsters standing near the front row at one of the end zones. He proceeded to sign autographs, give away his gloves and hug a few children.

Brown, who wasn’t expected to play in the team’s preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals, still ran routes and caught passes from quarterback Derek Carr in pregame.

It is, Al. It is.

Still, it didn’t take long for naysayers to emerge.

Also, check out his threads upon arrival in Glendale.

Samson X Horne is a Tribune-Review digital producer. You can contact Samson at 412-320-7845, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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