Brown hauled in 11 of 23 targets for 144 yards and one touchdown during the 2015 season. The Cardinals' WR corps boasts incredible depth, which left few looks available to players not named Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd, and John Brown. Jaron Brown actually received nearly 25 percent of the offensive snaps, ranking behind that trio and ahead of rookie J.J. Nelson. While Brown and Nelson both recorded 11 catches, Nelson blew every receiving option out of the water with 27.2 YPC, more than double Brown's mark of 13.1. As a restricted free agent, Brown has a good shot to remain with the Cardinals due to his special-teams chops and not as a viable receiver with the aforementioned talent already in place.
Brown made three receptions (on five targets) for 38 yards during Sunday's win in Seattle. Brown was ready when called upon, as he entered following Michael Floyd's hamstring injury in the fourth quarter. With the Cardinals in need of a response after Seattle's defense set up two easy touchdowns, Brown recorded receptions of 10 and 20 yards on the team's first touchdown drive, during which he also broke up a likely interception by Richard Sherman. During Arizona's next possession, Brown made a crucial third-down grab in a drive that ended with Andre Ellington's game-sealing 48-yard touchdown run. If Floyd's injury lingers this week, Brown appears to be the next man up in the offense, which has equated to 14.2 YPC in brief appearances in 2015.
After fracturing his shoulder blade during the playoff loss to Carolina, Cardinals wide receiver Jaron Brown will not require surgery to fix the injury, reports The Arizona Republic. Brown is hoping to be ready for offseason workouts.
Cardinals wideout Jaron Brown fractured his shoulder blade in the playoff loss at Carolina and will be out four to six months, reports the team's website. Brown was targeted once without a catch Saturday. The 24-year-old caught 22 passes for 229 yards and two touchdowns in the regular season.
Cardinals wideout Larry Fitzgerald is active Week 17 against the 49ers. Fitzgerald entered the contest listed as probable due to a knee injury. He was never a serious candidate to miss the game. The club will also have Lorenzo Alexander, Jaron Brown, Calais Campbell, Rashad Johnson, Ted Larsen, Tyrann Mathieu and Matt Shaughnessy for the contest. All seven players were also considered probable. Deone Bucannon, John Carlson and Dan Williams will all attempt to play through injuries. They were all listed as questionable coming into the game.
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