Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 2/28/13
Former Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown created quite a stir last month in the lead up to the Super Bowl, by claiming that Bill Callahan, his coach when the Raiders lost to the Bucs in Super Bowl XXXVII, changed the game plan just a couple of days prior in order to help his friend Jon Gruden get his ring. This of course created a bit of a stir, and Jerry Rice backed the claim by Brown, as Callahan vehemetly denied it. Brown also alluded to Barrett Robbins breakdown from the pressures of the game was sparked by the sudden change, as he called out all the assignments for said game. It would be nice to speak with Barrett Robbins to find out if this was the case, but the former center who has battled mental and criminal issues ever since, has no idea “I would be absolutely wrong to tell you that that was the case,” Robbins said. “If Tim Brown goes on record and says that he changed the game plan on Friday, I don’t remember. Because you’ve got to understand, I was going through a manic episode that had lasted more than two weeks. At that point [...]
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