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  • Raiders' Jayon Brown: Shifts to injured reserve

    The Raiders placed Brown (hand) on injured reserve Tuesday. Brown missed Las Vegas' matchup versus the Rams last Thursday due to a hand issue, and he's since been placed on injured reserve and is now slated to miss at least the next four contests as a result of the transaction. In the 27-year-old's absence, Darien Butler, Luke Masterson and Denzel Perryman are in line to handle most of the Raiders' linebacker duties for the rest of the regular season.
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  • Raiders' Jayon Brown: Unable to play Thursday

    Brown (hand) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against the Rams, Vincent Bonsignore of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports. Brown was unable to log any practice activity prior to Thursday's matchup versus the Rams due to a hand issue, and he's since been ruled out for the contest. Darien Butler and Curtis Bolton are candidates to receive additional linebacker snaps for the time being behind starters Luke Masterson and Denzel Perryman.
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  • Raiders' Jayon Brown: Limited in Wednesday's practice

    Brown (hamstring) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice. Brown is hopefully trending in the right directions as he's been dealing with a hamstring injury for several weeks. Prior to his injury, the linebacker logged 22 tackles and one pass breakup through four games.
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  • Raiders' Jayon Brown: Inactive Sunday

    Brown (hamstring) is out for Sunday's clash against the Texans. Brown has been dealing with a hamstring injury for several weeks but was able to log a trio of limited practices this week. However, he's still not ready to retake the field. Brown's next opportunity to play will come next Sunday in New Orleans.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Tests positive for COVID-19

    Brown (illness) was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday after testing positive for the virus, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports. Brown will now need to clear the health and safety protocols before rejoining Tennessee's active roster. His status for Sunday's matchup with the Dolphins is up in the air.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Plays every-down role

    Brown had eight tackles (five solo) and one pass breakup during Week 12's loss to the Patriots. Brown handled 100 percent of defensive snaps, as has been normal for him since Week 10, and posted a solid fantasy line due to his involvement as a run stopper. With Tennessee's linebacker corps still dealing with a plethora of injuries, Brown once again looks set for a key role against the Jaguars in Week 13.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Will play Sunday

    Brown (quadriceps) will play Sunday against the Patriots. Brown being able to suit up is a big boost to the Titans' linebacker unit that is currently riddled with injuries. He'll likely draw the start coming off his best game of the season in Week 11.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Plays every snap

    Brown had 10 tackles (two solo) in the Titans' 23-21 win over the Saints on Sunday. Brown was limited to 69 percent of the snaps in his return from IR with a knee injury in Week 9 against the Rams, but he played every snap in Week 10. The 26-year-old will look to keep momentum going in Week 11 when the Titans host the Texans.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Seven tackles in return

    Brown recorded seven tackles in Sunday's 28-16 win over the Rams. Brown was activated from injured reserve Saturday and saw game action for the first time since Week 4. He was on the field for 69 percent of the team's defensive snaps and tied for third on the team with his seven stops. Brown now has 16 tackles across four contests on the campaign.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Returns from injured reserve

    Brown (knee) has been activated from injured reserve, John Glennon of BroadwaySportsMedia.com reports. Brown was designated to return from IR on Oct. 27 and hasn't suited up since Week 4 against the Jets. His return will strengthen up the depth of the Titans' linebacker unit.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Designated for return

    The Titans have designated Brown (knee) to return from IR, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports. Brown has missed three games due to his knee injury, so he's technically eligible to retake the field as early as Sunday's road matchup against the Colts, if healthy. The Titans now have a 21-day window to officially add Brown to the active roster, during which span he can participate in practice.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Placed on IR

    Brown (knee) was placed on the Titans' injured-reserve list Friday, Jim Wyatt of the team's official website reports. Brown missed time earlier in the season with a hamstring issue and will now be sidelined at least three games with a knee injury. The severity of the issue is unknown at this time. He was primarily a depth inside linebacker and special teams contributor for Tennessee, so his absence will not presumably have much of an impact.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Considered questionable

    Brown (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Seahawks, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official website reports. Brown was added to the injury report Thursday and subsequently sat out of Friday's practice before getting tagged as questionable for Week 2. If he is unable to give it a go, David Long (hamstring) and Monty Rice would be candidates to replace his reps.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Sticking with Titans

    Brown re-signed Wednesday with the Titans on a one-year deal worth up to $5.25 million, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports. Brown will return for a fifth season in Tennessee. The linebacker started in all 10 of his appearances with the team in 2020, notching 76 tackles (45 solo), one sack and eight pass breakups.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Back to full health

    Brown (elbow) gained full medical clearance Friday from elbow specialist Dr. Shawn O'Driscoll, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports. This is excellent news after Brown, a pending unrestricted free agent, suffered a dislocated and fractured elbow back in November, ending his season. Prior to the injury, Brown started all 10 games for the Titans, producing 76 tackles, eight pass breakups, two forced fumbles and a sack. With a clean bill of health in hand, Brown is considered to be one of the top linebackers on the market when the new league year begins March 17.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Injury-shortened season

    Brown (elbow) recorded 76 tackles, one sack, five tackles for loss, eight passes defensed, one interception and two forced fumbles across 10 games in the 2020 campaign. Brown suffered an elbow injury that cost him the final six games of the season. However, he made a strong impact while on the field, playing in more than 90 percent of the defensive snaps in each of his full contests. He was also impactful in the passing game, tying his career best in pass breakups despite the shortened campaign. Brown's rookie contract will expire in the new league year, meaning he could be suiting up for a new team for the 2021 campaign.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Won't return against Ravens

    Brown (elbow) is out for the remainder of Sunday's matchup against Baltimore, Paul Kuharsky of 104.5 The Zone Nashville reports. With Brown unable to return to Week 11 action, Daren Bates will see an uptick in usage at inside linebacker. Brown's loss would be a significant one if it turns out to be extended in nature, as the UCLA product had started all nine of the Titans' games entering Sunday, with 10-plus tackles in three of his past five games.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Paces team in tackles

    Brown registered a team-high 12 total tackles, including a half tackle for loss during Sunday's 31-20 defeat to the Bengals. Not only did Brown pace the team in tackles, but he also had 25 percent more than the next closest Titan, Johnathan Joseph with nine. The 25-year-old linebacker has started in each of his seven outings for Tennessee thus far this season after starting all 14 games he suited up in last year. Brown has reached double-digit tackles in two of his past three outings as he pursues a career-best season-long total of 105.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Leads way on defense

    Brown recorded 10 tackles and one tackle for a loss in Week 6 against the Texans. Brown logged a 96 percent snap rate and has remained on the field for over 90 percent of snaps in every game this season. He reached double-digit tackles for the first time and also led the team with his effort. Through five contests, Brown has totaled 35 tackles, two passes defended and a forced fumble.
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  • Titans' Jayon Brown: Activated from PUP list

    The Titans activated Brown (undisclosed) from the PUP list Wednesday. Brown landed on the list last week, but now that the 2017 fifth-round pick has passed a physical, he's eligible to practice with his teammates. The 25-year-old linebacker recorded 105 tackles in 14 games last season, and that coupled with his ability to rush the passer -- he logged six sacks in 2018 -- could give Brown the opportunity to emerge as an IDP mainstay in his fourth NFL season.
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