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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Questionable to return

    Brown is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Bengals due to an illness, David Newton of ESPN.com reports. If Brown isn't able to return to Sunday's contest versus Cincinnati due to an illness, Matt Ioannidis and Bravvion Roy are slated to handle most defensive tackle snaps for the rest of the day
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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Posts 12 tackles in close loss

    Brown recorded 12 tackles (five solo) and 0.5 sacks in Sunday's 37-34 overtime defeat against the Falcons. Brown logged the first double double-digit tackle outing of his career while playing a season-high 60 defensive snaps Sunday. However, the defensive tackle still finished as the Panthers' second-leading tackler behind linebacker Shaq Thompson (13). While Brown has not been as productive in the sack column this season, he's just one tackle shy of setting a new career high over just eight games played in 2022.
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  • Panthers' Derrick Brown: Productive in defeat

    Brown finished with seven tackles (three solo) and half a sack in Sunday's 24-10 loss to the Rams. Brown registered a pair of quarterback hits and posted his highest tackle tally of the season to boot. That performance likely won't calm trade speculation surrounding the talented tackle, as Brown now sports 24 tackles, half a sack, one interception and six total passes defended through six games so far.
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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: 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: 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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