Could sign to active roster soon
After signing to the Broncos' practice squad, Brown could possibly suit up for Denver in Week 6, Zac Stevens of TheDNVR.com reports.
According to Stevens, Coach Vic Fangio noted Wednesday that the next three days will shed light on how quickly Brown could be moved up to the active roster, adding that the team would make a decision by the end of the week. Fangio's comments aren't surprising, as the team is in need of depth at the wide receiver position due to the injuries that have plagued their season thus far. Brown could carve out a solid role in the Denver offense as a speedy receiver on the outside. The 31-year-old enters an offense that will see Jerry Jeudy (ankle) make his return in the coming weeks. Fellow wideouts Courtland Sutton and Tim Patrick have handled the majority of pass catching duties admirably for the Broncos, so Brown is no sure thing to see consistent usage in Denver's offense going forward. If the veteran receiver is signed to the active roster this week, he could make his debut against the Raiders in Week 6.
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Fant brought in five of seven targets for 39 yards in the Broncos' 17-14 loss to the Browns on Thursday night.
Gordon rushed eight times for 18 yards and brought in two of three targets for 14 yards and a touchdown in the Broncos' 17-14 loss to the Browns on Thursday night.
Williams rushed four times for 20 yards and brought in six of seven targets for 32 yards and a touchdown in the Broncos' 17-14 loss to the Browns on Thursday night.
Sutton secured all five targets for 68 yards in the Broncos' 17-14 loss to the Browns on Thursday night.
Bridgewater (foot/quadriceps) completed 23 of 33 passes for 187 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in the Broncos' 17-14 loss to the Browns on Thursday night. He also rushed twice for three yards.
Bridgewater (foot/quadriceps) is listed as active Thursday at Cleveland.
Jeudy (ankle) remains on IR ahead of Thursday night's game against the Browns, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.
Bridgewater (foot/quadriceps), who is listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Browns, is expected to start for the Broncos, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.
Fant (foot) practiced fully Wednesday and doesn't have an injury designation for Thursday's game in Cleveland, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.
Bridgewater (foot/quadricep) was a limited participant in Wednesday's practice and is officially listed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Browns, Ryan O'Halloran of The Denver Post reports.