Handles every-down role
Brown caught just one of four targets for a two-yard loss in Sunday's 20-16 loss to the Chargers, but he did play 93 percent of Washington's snaps on offense.
The rookie third-round pick actually tied Terry McLaurin for second on the team in targets, as QBs Ryan Fitzpatrick and Taylor Heinicke combined for only 21 pass attempts in a game where Washington emphasized Antonio Gibson but got smashed in the possession battle anyway. While the rookie didn't exactly shine in his regular-season debut, Brown did have a solid grip on the No. 2 receiver role from a playing time standpoint, with Cam Sims poaching just two snaps all afternoon. Of course, Brown could be demoted to third or fourth on the depth chart once Curtis Samuel (groin) returns from injured reserve (at some point Week 4 or later). For now, Washington will host the Giants on Thursday in Week 2, likely starting Heinicke at QB and Brown as the No. 2 wideout.
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Gibson (shoulder) will play Sunday against the Bills.
Gibson (shoulder) was estimated as a full participant for Friday's practice and is expected to play Sunday at Buffalo, John Keim of ESPN.com reports.
Gibson (shoulder) was a full participant in Thursday's practice, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.
Samuel (groin) was running along the sideline during Wednesday's practice, Nicki Jhabvala of The Washington Post reports.
Gibson (shoulder) was a limited practice participant Wednesday, Rhiannon Walker of The Athletic reports.
Seals-Jones caught his lone target for a 19-yard touchdown in Thursday's 30-29 win over the Giants.
Brown caught three of six targets for 34 yards in Thursday's 30-29 win over the Giants.
Humphries caught seven of eight targets for 44 yards in Thursday's 30-29 win over the Giants.
McKissic caught five of six targets for 83 yards and took four carries for 10 yards and a touchdown in Thursday's 30-29 win over the Giants.
Thomas brought in five of seven targets for 45 yards in Washington's 30-29 win over the Giants on Thursday night.