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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 | San Diego to use committee at RB

Wed, 02 Sep 2015 17:07:41 -0700

San Diego Chargers RBs Melvin Gordon, Danny Woodhead, Branden Oliver and Donald Brown will be part of a committee at running back this season, according to QB Philip Rivers. "As Coach has always said I'm not saying anything out of the blue it's a running back by committee crew," Rivers said. "It's going to be a team effort in that bunch. We're going to need all of them to carry the load in the run game and to catch the ball out of the backfield."

Fantasy Tip: Gordon probably will receive a majority of carries this season, but all four running backs could receive snaps during games. Gordon could be a middle-round option in most leagues, while Woodhead would be more valuable in point-per-reception leagues since he will be more involved in the passing game. Oliver and Brown probably will not have much value.

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

Chargers | RB not in San Diego's draft plans?

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:50:05 -0700

San Diego Chargers RBs Branden Oliver, Donald Brown and Danny Woodhead comprise the team's current group of running backs, and head coach Mike McCoy said during the NFL Annual Meeting that he believes they can win with the three guys they have now.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Chargers | Search for RB continues

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 18:01:47 -0700

The San Diego Chargers remain in search of a fourth option at running back after RB Ryan Mathews turned down their one-year contract offer in favor of signing with the Philadelphia Eagles earlier this offseason. The agent for Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson was dismissive at the notion of any potential trade to the Chargers Wednesday, March 25. The Chargers seem likely to address the need via the NFL draft. Only RB Danny Woodhead, RB Branden Oliver and RB Donald Brown are under contract for 2015.

Fantasy Tip: As things currently stand, expect Oliver to be the workhorse on the ground, while Woodhead could be a decent option in PPR leagues. Brown possesses the least fantasy value as of now, but things could change drastically during the draft and/or training camp.

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

Chargers | Looking for another RB

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 15:11:54 -0700

San Diego Chargers RBs Branden Oliver, Donald Brown and Danny Woodhead remain on the team's roster, but the Chargers are expected to look to add another running back after losing RB Ryan Mathews to the Philadelphia Eagles. San Diego is a candidate to look to draft a running back early in this year's draft to compete for a starting role.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Marc Sessler

Chargers | Donald Brown will return

Wed, 31 Dec 2014 22:02:06 -0800

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown will return for the 2015 season, according to general manager Tom Telesco.

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

Chargers | Donald Brown receives praise

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 14:14:41 -0800

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown received praise from offensive coordinator Frank Reich, and the team thinks Brown remains capable of explosive plays despite a 2.3-yard-per-carry average this year. "Donald's been what we wanted him to be," Reich said. "He's a very smart player. He hasn't had to carry the load running the ball. But for the role that we've played him in, he's played smart; he gets the job done. I think he grades out high week in and week out. I just think he's an excellent player who's a great team player and makes us better as whole offense."

Fantasy Tip: Are the Chargers setting up to have Brown ($3,000) see most of the work if Ryan Mathews (ankle) doesn't play? That could be the case, but the unknown isn't worth it at FantasyScore, especially with SD facing one of the best run-stopping units in the league in the Denver Broncos.

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

Chargers | Bolts managing Ryan Mathews' touches

Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:32:38 -0800

San Diego Chargers RB Ryan Mathews (knee, shoulder) has 175 rushing yards in two games since returning from a knee injury, but he's carried the ball an average of 14 times in those two games, with just four carries in the fourth quarter and two in the red zone. Head coach Mike McCoy said that team is monitoring Mathews' touches as he makes his way back from injury. RBs Branden Oliver and Donald Brown are still being sprinkled in. Mathews suffered a shoulder injury in the second half but returned to the game, and the injury isn't considered serious.

Fantasy Tip: Mathews looked healthy and spry against the St. Louis Rams in Week 12. However, be careful not to overvalue him heading into Week 13 in a very tough matchup against a strong Baltimore Ravens run unit on the road at FantasyScore.

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

Chargers | Donald Brown puts in full practice

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 13:17:28 -0800

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 12.

Fantasy Tip: Brown ($3,000) returned in Week 9 but had just four carries for 23 yards and added a catch for six yards. With Ryan Mathews' (knee) return likely this weekend, Brown probably won't see enough touches to be worth a lineup spot at FantasyScore.

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Chargers | Five touches for Donald Brown

Sun, 02 Nov 2014 15:31:18 -0800

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) was active in Week 9 against the Miami Dolphins. He ran four times for a team-best 23 yards, and he added a reception for six yards.

Fantasy Tip: Remember Brown going forward. No one is running the ball really well in San Diego right now, and he has a chance to re-claim his job. FantasyScore owners will want to steer clear of him for a while until he can garner at least 10-15 touches per game again.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Chargers | Donald Brown active

Sun, 02 Nov 2014 08:34:49 -0800

San Diego Chargers RB Donald Brown (concussion) is active Sunday, Nov. 2, for Week 9.

Fantasy Tip: Brown ($3,000; 6.0% of your cap) isn't explosive enough to consider with a sparse workload on FantasyScore this week.

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

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