Brown couldn't haul in his only target in Monday's win over the Vikings. Brown was coming off a two-touchdown performance against the 49ers in Week 13 and looked poised to see an uptick in usage with Doug Baldwin (hip) out. However, quarterback Russell Wilson was held to just 72 passing yards by a strong defense, and Brown was underthrown on his lone target. If Baldwin stays out, Brown could be a sleeper option during the fantasy playoffs with a Week 15 matchup against the 49ers on tap.
General manager John Schneider said he expects Brown to see more snaps Monday against the Vikings with Doug Baldwin (hip) inactive, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports. Brown filled in for an absent Baldwin in Weeks 2 and 3 against tough defenses in the Bears and Cowboys, gathering in all five of his targets for 61 yards and one touchdown while playing a combined 97 snaps on offense. In nine contests in the interim, Brown has averaged 15 such snaps per game en route to a combined five catches (on seven targets) for 82 yards and four TDs. Even if his number of looks isn't substantial, his ridiculous TD rate (45.5 percent) as a Seahawk makes him a decent bet to make a mark with an increased workload Monday and as long as Baldwin is sidelined.
Brown played 10 of 68 offensive snaps and didn't receive a target in Sunday's 36-31 loss to the Rams. This is the fourth time in the last six games that Brown didn't get targeted. In the other two games, Brown caught a touchdown, which makes him frustrating for owners of Tyler Lockett and Doug Baldwin. Brown isn't a viable fantasy option.
Brown caught one of two targets for 10 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 25-17 loss to the Chargers. Brown only had one target over the previous four games, so he can be considered a fantasy thief for those starting Tyler Lockett of Doug Baldwin. The 28-year-old wideout has 11 targets overall this year and three touchdowns to show for it. He's still a spotty fantasy option as the No. 4 receiver in Seattle.
Brown wasn't targeted in Sunday's 20-17 win over the Cardinals. Quarterback Russell Wilson threw 26 passes and targeted seven different players, but Brown didn't make the cut. Brown was targeted three times in each of the first three contests, hauling in six for just 68 yards and one score, and it appears he suffered when Doug Baldwin returned from his knee injury. Brown shouldn't be considered Week 5 against a strong Rams defense.
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