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.
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.
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.
The Titans placed Brown (elbow) on injured reserve Tuesday, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.
Brown has been ruled out for the season after suffering a dislocated and fractured elbow during Sunday's win over the Ravens. With 76 tackles, Brown was the Titans' leading tackler through 10 games, adding a sack, eight pass breakups and an interception for good measure. The fourth-year linebacker out of UCLA will focus on recovering for the 2021 season, which may be spent with another team if he doesn't re-sign in Tennessee.
Brown suffered a dislocated and fractured elbow during Sunday's win over Baltimore and has been ruled out for the rest of the season, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
It's a devastating injury for Brown, who entered Week 11 with a team-high 73 tackles to combine with a sack, eight pass breakups, two forced fumbles and an interception. The fourth-year linebacker out of UCLA will be placed on injured reserve during the upcoming week. Will Compton filled in for Brown for the rest of Sunday's game.
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.
Brown recorded 10 tackles, one sack and a forced fumble in Week 9 against the Bears.
Brown led the team in tackles for the second consecutive week. He also chipped in his first sack of the campaign when he took down Nick Foles for a six-yard loss late in the second quarter. Brown has been a defensive leader for the Titans this season, as he now has 10 or more tackles in three of his last four games and has yet to log a snap rate below 90 percent in any contest.
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.
Brown posted eight tackles (seven solo), four pass breakups and an interception in Sunday's 27-24 loss to the Steelers.
Brown left the field twice to tend to injuries but only missed four defensive snaps. He ended up tying for the team lead in tackles while putting on a remarkable display of his coverage abilities. Brown entered the game with just two pass breakups and no interceptions through the first five games, so this was a welcomed anomaly for fantasy gamers. The fourth-year linebacker is on track for 115 tackles this year, so he should have an appealing floor as an IDP contributor on a weekly basis.
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.
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.
The Titans placed Brown on the PUP list Tuesday due to an unspecified issue, John Glennon of The Athletic reports.
A shoulder injury held Brown out of last season's divisional playoff win over Baltimore, but he returned the following week for a loss in Kansas City. It's unclear if his current issue is related .
Brown recorded 105 tackles, one sack, one interception and eight passes defensed across 14 games for Tennessee in 2019.
Brown set a new career-best mark in tackles, surpassing 100 takedowns in a season for the first time. He also showed an improved ability in pass coverage. He snagged his second career interception, and his eight passes defensed represented another career high. Brown will enter the 2020 season in the final year of his rookie deal and should be in line for a lucrative contract if he can replicate his 2019 performance.
Brown (shoulder) will suit up in Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs.
It was reported that Brown was expected to play after missing last week's win over Baltimore and this news confirms that notion. With the 24-year-old officially active, he's expected to assume his usual starting role at linebacker.
Brown (shoulder) is expected to play in Sunday's AFC Championship Game against the Chiefs, Paul Kuharsky of 104.5 The Zone Nashville reports.
Brown was held to limited practice time throughout the week after missing last week's win over Baltimore. The official word will be announced an hour and a half prior to kickoff, but this news all but confirms Brown drawing the start at linebacker Sunday.
Brown (shoulder) is officially questionable for Sunday's playoff game against the Chiefs, Turron Davenport of ESPN.com reports.
Brown managed a trio of limited practices this week, so he appears to have a fair shot at retaking the field after a one-game absence. If cleared for the AFC Championship Game, Brown will likely draw his usual start at linebacker.
Brown (shoulder) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.
Brown missed the team's divisional-round win over the Ravens and played just 10 defensive snaps in its wild-card victory against the Patriots, but the linebacker has returned to the practice field. It's a positive sign for his chances of playing in Sunday's AFC Championship Game versus the Chiefs. Brown recorded a career-high 105 tackles during the regular season, so his potential return would be a major boost to an already red-hot defense.
Brown (shoulder) is ruled out for Saturday's AFC divisional-round tilt against the Ravens, John Glennon of The Athletic reports.
Brown suffered a shoulder injury during Tennessee's wild-card win over the Patriots, the severity of which will cause him to miss Saturday's game in Baltimore. Wesley Woodyard stands to draw the start at inside linebacker in Brown's stead.
Coach Mike Vrabel said Thursday that Brown (shoulder) is "unlikely" to suit up for Saturday's AFC divisional-round contest against the Ravens, John Glennon of The Athletic reports.
Brown is nursing a shoulder injury sustained during the wild-card win over New England, and his chances of receiving clearance for Saturday's playoff tilt in Baltimore are looking increasingly unlikely. If the 24-year-old is indeed unable to play, Wesley Woodyard will likely slot into a starting role at inside linebacker.
Brown (shoulder) didn't practice Wednesday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.
Brown spent his second straight practice on the sidelines after leaving the wild-card win over the Patriots with a shoulder injury. His status for Saturday's divisional-round matchup versus the Ravens is increasingly unfavorable, but the 24-year-old has one more practice to get back on the field. Wesley Woodyard figures to start in Brown's place if he can't go.
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