Donald Brown news, rumors and stats

 

Donald Brown

San Diego Chargers
Running Back

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 207

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Week By Week

YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2009IND11782813.60301116915.3600894500
2010IND131294973.85202020510.25001497020
2011IND161346454.815016865.38001507310
2012IND111084173.861199310.33001175100
2013IND161025375.2660272147.93201297510
Average:1104754301715310001276290
Total:5512377417183767102063431440

Chargers | Chargers won't give up on run game

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 18:14:14 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown and RB Branden Oliver combined for 42 yards on 29 carries in Week 4, and although head coach Mike McCoy bashed the running game during a press conference Monday, Sept. 29, he also said that the team is committed to improving it. "We're going to be forced to run it more down the road, and we're going to run the football," McCoy said. "So we'll be successful, we just have to do a better job doing it. You've got to have balance without a doubt."

Fantasy Tip: While the Chargers aren't going to abandon the run game, but until things begin to turn around, Brown and Oliver probably aren't worth gambling on at FantasyScore, especially in Week 5 against the Jets and their top-ranked run defense.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chargers.com - Ricky Henne

Chargers | Donald Brown can't find running room

Mon, 22 Sep 2014 11:21:21 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown rushed for seven yards on 15 carries in the second half against the Buffalo Bills in Week 3. Seven of Brown's carries went for zero yards or were negative plays.

Fantasy Tip: Brown likely will be the starting running back with Ryan Mathews and Danny Woodhead injured. Brown will be facing the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 4, so he may have better opportunities to gain yards. Brown could be a starting option on FantasyScore this week if his price is relatively low.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNBoston.com - Field Yates

Chargers | Donald Brown carries load

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:15:54 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown had a career-high 36 touches in the Week 3 win against the Buffalo Bills. He ran 31 times for 62 yards, and had five catches for 27 yards.

Fantasy Tip: With Ryan Mathews inactive, and Danny Woodhead getting carted off, Brown did the heavy lifting. He'll need to improved upon that 2.0 yards per carry mark to be effective for fantasy owners, however. Still, if he is getting starts in the backfield for a good team, he is worth a spot on fantasy rosters. He could be quite a steal in FantasyScore in Week 4 if he gets a start and has a mid-level salary, as the Bolts face the Jacksonville Jaguars next Sunday.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Chargers | Chargers want Donald Brown fresh

Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:51:07 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown will not return in kicks in Week 3 because the team wants to keep him fresh for his expanded role in the backfield. RB Branden Oliver will return kicks in Brown's place.

Fantasy Tip: Brown was signed in the offseason in case Ryan Matthews suffered an injury, and relieving him of return duties reaffirms the fact that Brown will have a big role in the offense while Matthews is out. His $4,600 salary (9.2% of cap) at FantasyScore makes him very affordable, but with the Chargers facing a Bills defense that has been beaten up by the pass and stout against the run, Brown could struggle to make a significant impact in Week 3.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Chargers | Donald Brown to have prominent role?

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:15:57 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown is likely to fill the void as the team's every-down running back with RB Ryan Mathews (knee) sidelined.

Fantasy Tip: Danny Woodhead will be involved, too, especially in passing situations, making him more valuable in PPR leagues. Even with an increased workload, Brown may not be an attractive FantasyScore option in Week 3 against the Buffalo Bills on the road.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Eric D. Williams

Chargers | Donald Brown sees more touches

Sun, 14 Sep 2014 17:05:20 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown saw most of the snaps after RB Ryan Mathews (knee) went down in the Week 2 game against the Seattle Seahawks. He finished with seven carries for 21 yards while also added three receptions for 10 yards. RB Danny Woodhead actually led the team with 32 yards on eight rushes, and he had four catches for 28 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Brown and Woodhead should each see increased touches for as long as Mathews is sidelined. Both are decent low-end RB2s or flex plays heading into Week 3.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Chargers | Trio of RBs all involved early

Mon, 08 Sep 2014 19:51:22 -0700

San Diego Chargers RBs Ryan Mathews, Danny Woodhead and Donald Brown each saw action on the first three offensive plays from scrimmage in the Week 1 game against the Arizona Cardinals Monday, Sept. 8.

Fantasy Tip: FantasyScore owners, and those in weekly leagues, will want to watch this situation all evening. It might be a matter of the hot hand winning the lion's share of the carries. The team has three capable backs, and that kind of situation is maddening for fantasye owners.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Chargers | Some starting spots set for first preseason game

Sat, 02 Aug 2014 23:43:25 -0700

The San Diego Chargers' depth chart for its first preseason game includes Notre Dame rookie OG Chris Watt starting at right guard. Free-agent RB Donald Brown is listed as the primary kick returner.

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Chargers | Donald Brown returns kicks

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:55:54 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown returned kicks in practice Thursday, July 31.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Tom Krasovic

Chargers | Donald Brown making plays

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:07:16 -0700

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown has broken a few long runs during training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Brown is a home run hitter and could post decent season-long fantasy numbers, but knowing when to play him will be maddening.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - LaDainian Tomlinson

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