This game-used nameplate was used by Phil Bates during the 2014 NFL season. It is officially licensed by the NFL and comes with an individually-numbered Certificate of Authenticity from Fanatics Authentic. The Certificate of Authenticity is signed by Brown's equipment manager Brad Melland and executive VP Brent Stehlik. To ensure authenticity, the item can be verified online using the Certificate of Authenticity's unique alpha-numeric code. This process helps to ensure that the product purchased is authentic and eliminates any possibility of duplication or fraud.