The Athletic's Joe Buscaglia expects the Bills to release WR John Brown this offseason. It'd save the team $7.2 million against the 2021 cap. Brown turns 31 in April and missed 7 games this past season with calf, knee and ankle injuries. Buffalo has a ready-made replacement in WR Gabriel Davis, who was impressive on his way to a 35-599-7 line as a rookie. Highlight Davis as a sleeper in 2021 fantasy drafts.
Bills WR John Brown (ankle) is active for today’s game against the Dolphins. It’s unclear how much he’ll play coming off the ankle injury in a game that Buffalo might not be going all out to win.
Bills WR John Brown has been activated from the COVID list. He still hasn't played since a Week 10 ankle injury. We'll see if Buffalo brings him back for Sunday's regular-season finale vs. Miami.
The Bills did actually activate WR John Brown from IR on Monday, but they then placed him on the COVID list. So Brown is still out for tonight's game against the Patriots. We'll see whether he can make it back for Week 17 against Miami.
Update: Brown was deemed a close contact to RB T.J. Yeldon, who tested positive for COVID. Brown will be eligible to play Week 17 if he continues to test negative.
The Bills are not expected to activate WR John Brown (ankle) for tonight's game vs. the Patriots, according to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler. Brown reportedly has a chance to return for Week 17. Rookie Gabriel Davis will continue to operate as Buffalo's #3 WR tonight.
Bills WR Stefon Diggs was knocked out of Saturday's game against the Broncos in the 4th quarter with a foot injury. We'll update his status as soon as we know more. Diggs had a huge game before exiting, catching 11 of 13 targets for 147 yards. If he misses time, it'd mean more targets for WRs Cole Beasley, Gabriel Davis and John Brown, who seems set to return from his ankle injury next week.
Update: Per NFL Network's Kim Jones, Diggs was back on the sideline late in the game, "smiling and talking with teammates." That suggests that he avoided a serious injury.
Bills WR John Brown (ankle) won't play against the Broncos on Saturday, HC Sean McDermott said. Brown was activated from IR this week and might be ready to return for Week 16. Rookie WR Gabriel Davis will remain an every-down player vs. Denver on Saturday.
Bills WR John Brown (ankle) has been activated from IR. That makes him eligible to return for Saturday's game against the Broncos, although it's still unclear if he'll be ready. We'll keep an eye on his progress over the next few days.
Bills WR John Brown (ankle) has been placed on IR. He'd already been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chargers but will now also miss at least Week 13 vs. the 49ers and Week 14 vs. the Steelers. WRs Stefon Diggs, Cole Beasley and Gabriel Davis all project for target boosts with Brown out.
Bills WR John Brown (ankle) is out for Sunday's game against the Chargers. He'll be replaced by rookie WR Gabriel Davis, who becomes an intriguing DFS flier. But the real winner is WR Cole Beasley, who's posted 6-100, 6-53 and 11-112 lines on 25 total targets in the 3 games Brown has missed all or most of this season.
Bills WR John Brown (ankle) won't practice on Wednesday, HC Sean McDermott said. He added that they'll "take it one day at a time and see what the rest of the week holds" for Brown. It's a bad sign that he's unable to practice at all coming off the bye week. Fantasy owners shouldn't be counting on Brown in Week 12 lineups. His absence would boost WR Cole Beasley's target projection.
Bills WR John Brown was knocked out by a right ankle injury in the 4th quarter of Sunday's game against the Cardinals. We'll look for an update on the severity tomorrow and monitor his status this coming week.
The forecast for today's Patriots-Bills game calls for a chance of rain and 20 mph sustained winds with gusts over 30. That certainly puts a damper on the passing games. New England figured to go run-heavy anyway, so the bigger impact is on Josh Allen and Co. We'd also avoid both kickers in this game.
Bills WR John Brown (knee) put in a full week of practice and isn’t listed on the final injury report. It looks like he’ll be back in his usual role, but consider him just a WR4 against a tough Patriots secondary.
Bills WR John Brown (knee) put in a full practice on Wednesday. That puts him on track to return for this weekend's game against the Patriots. Consider Brown a WR4 against a tough secondary.
Bills WR John Brown (knee) is out for Sunday’s game against the Jets. He’ll be replaced by rookie WR Gabriel Davis, who’s posted 4-81 and 5-58 lines in 2 games Brown has missed all or most of this season. Davis is in play as a deep-league and DFS flier vs. a bad Jets secondary.
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