Antonio Brown is thanking Steelers fans in a message on electronic billboards in downtown Pittsburgh.
Editor's Picks Vowing accountability, passing Rice is AB's goal Antonio Brown said the opportunity to play for Raiders coach Jon Gruden was a factor in his decision to work out a trade to Oakland.
Brown said he aims to hold his teammates to a high standard and a personal goal is to pass Jerry Rice's receptions record.
The Steelers traded Brown to Pittsburgh for a third- and fifth-round draft pick after things soured between the star wide receiver and the team at the end of last season.
I think I made people feel good and great, really inspired, the way they watched me work, the way they watched me play.