Brown played 36 of 53 snaps on defense in Sunday's 24-6 win over Arizona, finishing with five solo tackles and no other statistics.

Preseason rumors of Brown losing playing time in obvious passing situations came to fruition, with Josh Harvey-Clemons and Zach Vigil logging 16 snaps apiece at inside linebacker. Mason Foster suffered a similar fate, finishing with five tackles (three solo) on 37 snaps. Brown needs to be monitored closely in Week 2 against the Colts, as his IDP value takes a big hit if he isn't being used in a three-down role. He averaged 9.8 tackles per week last season while logging 96.8 percent of defensive snaps in the 13 games he played. Brown might be more of a six- to eight-tackle-per-week type player if he doesn't have an every-down role.

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