WR - FA
Week 5 Outlook
According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Caplan, the New Orlean Saints are signing wide receiver Vincent Brown.
A third-round pick in 2011, Brown's career started off promising in San Diego, but injuries derailed it and now he is with his third team in as many seasons. Brown was likely signed as a veteran camp body only, as the Saints have an incredibly young group of receivers now that Marques Colston is gone. Don't expect any fantasy value coming Brown's way in 2016.
After being signed earlier this week, Vincent Brown was active and saw two targets. He hauled in one of them for 22 yards on the final drive as the Chargers attempted to tie the game with less than a minute on the clock. He made a brilliant catch, but rolled just short of the end zone.
It will be interesting to see just how the Chargers plan to use Brown once Stevie Johnson and Dontrelle Inman return from injury. It's reasonable to think that he will rotate with Javontee Herndon as the Bolts fourth receiver. Nonetheless, he is fantasy irrelevant currently.
In effort to bolster their banged up receiver corps, the San Diego Chargers have signed former third round pick Vincent Brown. After showing immense promise in his rookie season, Brown regressed in his sophomore campaign and was eventually released.
Brown will compete for snaps with Javontee Herndon and Tyrell Williams. He is nothing more than a depth roster move and is far off the fantasty radar.
The San Diego Chargers are working out former 2011 third-rounder Vincent Brown as they look to increase their pass-catching depth behind Javontee Herndon, Stevie Johnson, and Dontrelle Inman. Both Inman and Johnson left Sunday's game with injuries, so this move isn't surprising.
Moves like these have far more real life value than they have in fantasy terms. Vincent Brown is a depth player for any roster he is signed to.
The San Diego Chargers have thrown in the towel on Vincent Brown
Browns broken ankle in 2012 was devastating and he never regained his explosiveness. He moved like a tight end last season and had not practiced sine July 25th. That said, he will probably get a second chance elsewhere.