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Top Derrick Brown News

  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Active Sunday

    Brown (elbow) is active Sunday against the Buccaneers, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.

    Brown logged limited practices Thursday and Friday, but he feels good enough to play Sunday. He'll look to finish his season strong Sunday against the Buccaneers.

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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Questionable Week 18

    Brown (elbow) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers, Joe Person of The Athletic reports.

    Brown was added to the injury report as a limited participant Thursday and logged a limited practice session again Friday. The 2020 first-round pick has 40 tackles (26 solo) and three sacks through 15 games this season.

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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Gets to quarterback

    Brown finished with three solo tackles and a sack in Sunday's 18-10 loss to the Saints.

    Brown registered two stops for loss, with his sack marking his third of the campaign. The former first-round pick now sports 40 tackles heading into Week 18's finale versus the Buccaneers, an improvement on his rookie total last year.

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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Clears COVID protocols

    Brown was activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official site reports.

    Brown returns in time for Sunday's matchup with the Buccaneers after missing last Sunday against the Bills. The 2020 first-round selection should return to his starting nose tackle role, where he's compiled 36 tackles (23 solo), two sacks and four passes defensed through 13 games in 2021.

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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Lands on COVID list

    Brown has been placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list, Darin Gantt of the Panthers' official website reports.

    Brown is the third Panthers player to land on the COVID list. If he is vaccinated, he will be required to have two negative tests 24 hours apart before being able to return. Thus, he will be sidelined for Sunday's game against the Bills.

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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Gets sack Sunday

    Brown made six tackles (four solo) and a sack in Sunday's 25-3 loss to the Giants.

    Brown posted a season-best tackling total while getting his second sack of the campaign. He'll strive to keep his momentum going in Week 8 versus the Falcons.

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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Starts with sack

    Brown finished with four tackles (two solo) and a sack in Sunday's 19-14 win over the Jets.

    Brown dropped opposing quarterback Zach Wilson for a 10-yard loss in the fourth quarter, starting his second season with a bang. Last year's seventh overall pick defended a pass as well Sunday, showing very encouraging signs to begin the campaign.

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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Encouraging rookie campaign

    Brown finished the 2020 season with 34 tackles (21 solo), two sacks and four passes defended in 16 games played.

    Brown was drafted seventh overall last year and immediately became a starter in the middle of the Panthers' defense. At 6-5 and 318 pounds, Brown proved to be a disruptive interior presence, playing 70 percent of Carolina's defensive snaps overall and pitching in with a pair of sacks of Aaron Rodgers in Week 15. The 22-year-old will now aim to elevate his game further heading into his second season.

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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Posts two sacks

    Brown finished with three solo tackles and two sacks in Saturday's 24-16 loss to the Packers.

    Brown's first career sacks came against Aaron Rodgers of all people, giving the rookie a day to remember despite his team losing once again. With two games remaining this season, Brown currently sports 32 tackles and two passes defended to go with Saturday's pair of quarterback takedowns.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-5, 320 lbs
Birthplace: Sugar Hill, GA
Age: 23
Class: Sophomore