Brown was injured in the fourth quarter when the 5- 9 Brown was unfit to beat 6- 4 cornerback, Tariq Woolen of the Seahawks, to a Kyler Murray pass.
Woolen seized the interception, appearing to land on Brown’s leg in the process.
Brown didn’t return to the game, finishing with five catches for 68 yards in the 19- 9 loss. Following the game, Brown told journalists that X-rays came back negative — a positive sign for his health moving forward.
With that, The Sporting News looks at Brown’s injury status and how long he’s out heading into the remainder of the season.
How long is Marquise Brown out?
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported early Monday morning that Brown’s injury was potentially season-ending
Schefter handed the caveat that Brown is still witnessing testing, at which point a more concrete opinion probably will be determined. However, he’ll miss out on 11 games, If he’s out for the remainder of the season.
latterly, Ian Rapoport ofNFL.com reported Brown had suffered a small fracture that wouldn’t bear surgery to repair. He’s reportedly out six weeks.
Assuming the six-week recovery time is accurate, Brown would return in Week 14 for” Monday Night Football” against the Loyalists. That game follows a bye week, which would give Brown a redundant seven days to completely recover from his injury.
Cardinals trainer Kliff Kingsbury on Wednesday told journalists Brown is out indefinitely and will miss at least a month. Per Schefter
As of the time of his injury, Brown led all Cardinals receivers with 43 receptions for 485 yards and three scores.
Cardinals WR depth map
Brown is out for at least the foreseeable future, but the Cardinals still have a plenitude of depth among their entering fraternity. That is thanks to the timely return of DeAndre Hopkins, who’ll return from suspense for the first time in Week 7.
The platoon also traded for cougars receiver Robbie Anderson, an implicit index of Brown’s long-term status. Then is how the wide receiver depth map looks heading into the remainder of the season, not including tight end Zach Ertz, who’s alternate on the platoon in targets( 51), catches( 35), and entering yards( 299).
|Player||Place on the depth chart|
|Marquise Brown||5 (injured|