Jaron Brown
Jaron Brown
29-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
Seattle Seahawks
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Brown's first season in Seattle was bumpy, as he was in the regular rotation here and there but seemingly fell off the grid at other times. Brown was able to find paydirt five times, but there were seven games in which he failed to record even one reception, and he had only three games with more than one catch. The Seahawks added receiver in the draft with D.K. Metcalf, Gary Jennings and John Ursua, so Brown will have a lot of competition during training camp. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a two-year, $5.5 million contract with the Seahawks in March of 2018.
Taking reps with first team
WRSeattle Seahawks
May 23, 2019
Brown worked with the first-team offense during the opening week of OTAs, Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune reports.
Seattle has undergone notable change at the receiver position this offseason, starting with the dismissal of longtime fan-favorite Doug Baldwin (knee/shoulder/ankle) and the drafting of a high-profile prospect in D.K. Metcalf. The turnover has left Tyler Lockett as the clear No. 1 option at wideout ahead of the 2019 season, but it's also created uncertainty at the No. 2 and 3 spots. While Metcalf is probably the favorite to win one of them given his superior pedigree, it appears Seattle is nonetheless giving veterans like Brown and presumably David Moore the opportunity to distinguish themselves early on. Also in contention for serious playing time in 2019 is Gary Jennings, a fourth-round rookie out of West Virginia, and John Ursua, a seventh-rounder out of Hawaii, though the latter offers little outside of the slot.
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How do Jaron Brown's 2018 advanced stats compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Air Yards Per Game
    The number of air yards he is averaging per game. Air yards measure how far the ball was thrown downfield for both complete and incomplete passes. Air yards are recorded as a negative value when the pass is targeted behind the line of scrimmage. All air yards data is from Sports Info Solutions and does not include throwaways as targeted passes.
  • Air Yards Per Snap
    The number of air yards he is averaging per offensive snap.
  • % Team Air Yards
    The percentage of the team's total air yards he accounts for.
  • % Team Targets
    The percentage of the team's total targets he accounts for.
  • Avg Depth of Target
    Also known as aDOT, this stat measures the average distance down field he is being targeted at.
  • Catch Rate
    The number of catches made divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Drop Rate
    The number of passes he dropped divided by the number of times he was targeted by the quarterback.
  • Avg Yds After Catch
    The number of yards he gains after the catch on his receptions.
Air Yards Per Game
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Avg Depth of Target
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Receiving Alignment Breakdown
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2018 Jaron Brown Split Stats
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
After a five-year stint in Arizona, Brown signed a two-year deal with the Seahawks this offseason and might have the best opportunity of his career. The departure of Jimmy Graham and Paul Richardson leaves 176 targets up for grabs in Seattle. The Seahawks signed Brandon Marshall in May, but Brown should still get a good share of those. Tight ends Ed Dickson, Nick Vannett and a cast of inexperienced wideouts offer little competition for targets. Doug Baldwin is the team's clear No. 1 and Tyler Lockett its field stretcher, but at 6-3, 204, Brown could be a red-zone target and himself ran a 4.40 40 at his pro day. Whatever happens, he'll be playing with the best quarterback of his career in Russell Wilson.
Brown worked his way into the passing equation early on last season due to Michael Floyd's lackadaisical outings and John Brown's health concerns, receiving between two and six targets in each of the first six games. However, an insistence on playing through a balky knee resulted in a torn ACL and the end of Jaron Brown's campaign. Ultimately, he signed a one-year extension within a month and progressed through his recovery with the knowledge that Floyd is out of the picture due to a self-inflicted circumstance. As he approaches the end of the road, he was able to run routes, without cutting, at full speed during OTAs. Due to health concerns from John Brown and underwhelming development from J.J. Nelson, Jaron Brown has been elevated to No. 2 on the wide receiver depth chart, increasing his chances of a breakout in 2017.
Brown is one of the many cogs in the Cardinals' well-oiled machine of wideouts. In three seasons in Arizona, Brown has hauled in 44 receptions for four touchdowns, buried behind the likes of Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd, and John Brown on the depth chart. The 26-year-old has the potential to make a splash in any given week but isn't a reliable week-in, week-out fantasy option.
Entering training camp in 2013 as an undrafted free agent, Brown fended off the competition to land the final wide receiver spot on the Cardinals' 53-man roster. Since then, he's maintained active status in all 32 regular season games to date, and followed up an 11/140/1 rookie season with 22 receptions for 229 yards and two touchdowns last year in spite of the rotating cast at quarterback. In particular, he recorded multiple catches in all but one contest from Weeks 9 through 14, racking up 18 grabs (on 25 targets) for 201 yards (11.2 YPC) and one score. Unless the Clemson product takes a step back this offseason, he should act as a pass-catching option outside of Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd, John Brown, J.J. Nelson, Andre Ellington, and David Johnson.
Despite his status as an undrafted free agent in 2013, Brown managed to open the year on the 53-man roster and remained active for all 16 outings, racking up 11 catches (on 18 targets) for 140 yards and one touchdown in the process. The receiving corps countered its loss of Andre Roberts in free agency by picking up Ted Ginn and drafting John Brown in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft, but Jaron will have to flounder during the preseason in order to lose out on the No. 5 wideout gig.
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Zero targets yet again
WRSeattle Seahawks
January 6, 2019
Brown played 35 offensive snaps and wasn't targeted in Saturday's wild-card loss to the Cowboys.
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Held to seven yards
WRSeattle Seahawks
December 31, 2018
Brown caught one of two targets for seven yards in Sunday's win over the Cardinals.
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Nabs one pass
WRSeattle Seahawks
December 26, 2018
Brown turned his lone target into a nine-yard reception in Sunday's 38-31 win over the Chiefs.
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No catches Week 14
WRSeattle Seahawks
December 10, 2018
Brown couldn't haul in his only target in Monday's win over the Vikings.
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Increased role expected Monday
WRSeattle Seahawks
December 10, 2018
General manager John Schneider said he expects Brown to see more snaps Monday against the Vikings with Doug Baldwin (hip) inactive, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
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