Billy Brown

Billy Brown

Wide Receiver #85
Team: Indianapolis Colts
Ht / Wt:6'3" / 254 lb.
Born:March 20, 1993
Drafted:2017 / UDFA

Billy Brown: Waived by Indy

Brown (undisclosed) was waived with a failed physical designation by the Colts on Monday, per the NFL's official transaction log.

Analysis: The 27-year-old was waived/injured by the Colts in early August and reverted to injured reserve after clearing waivers, which is where he remained for the rest of the season. The specifics of Brown's injury remains unclear.

April 28, 2020 2:35 PM EST

Billy Brown: Moves to IR

Brown (undisclosed) reverted to Indianapolis' injured reserve list Sunday, per the NFL communication's official transaction log.

Analysis: Brown had gone unclaimed after being waived/injured by the Colts. The 26-year-old will spend the rest of the season on IR, barring an injury settlement. In either case Brown won't count against the Colts' roster limit.

August 6, 2019 8:46 AM EST

Billy Brown: Waived/injured by Colts

The Colts waived/injured Brown on Saturday, Mike Chappell of Fox 59 News Indianapolis reports.

Analysis: Brown had a long shot at earning a spot on the Colts' final 53-man roster. Assuming he clears waivers, the 26-year-old will revert to the team's injured reserve. From there, he will be sidelined for the season unless both parties reach an injury settlement. It remains unclear what injury he is dealing with.

August 3, 2019 7:33 AM EST

Billy Brown: Staying in Indianapolis

Brown signed a reserve/future contract with the Colts.

Analysis: Brown finished the 2018 season on the Colts' practice squad after spending time with Philadelphia earlier in the season. He'll now stick around in Indianapolis for the offseason with hopes of earning a potential No. 4 job at tight end behind Jack Doyle (torso), Eric Ebron and Mo Alie-Cox.

January 14, 2019 11:15 AM EST

Billy Brown: Lands with Colts' practice squad

Brown signed to the Colts' practice squad Thursday.

Analysis: Brown previously spent time with Philadelphia's practice squad this season. With Jack Doyle (torso) on injured reserve, and Eric Ebron (illness), Erik Swoope (knee), and Mo Alie-Cox (calf) all nursing injuries, Brown could conceivably earn a depth role on the 53-man roster.

December 6, 2018 12:16 PM EST

Billy Brown: Let go from practice squad

The Eagles released Brown for their practice squad Tuesday.

Analysis: Brown signed with Philadelphia's practice squad in September, but with tight end's Zach Ertz and rookie Dallas Goedert firmly entrenched in the position, Brown's shot of making the active roster was minuscule.

November 13, 2018 5:48 PM EST

Billy Brown: Returns to Philly's practice squad

Brown signed to the Eagles practice squad Thursday, Graham Foley of the Eagles' official site reports.

Analysis: Brown spent the 2017 season on the Eagles practice squad and signed a reserve/future contract with the team in February, but was unable to earn a spot on the 53-man roster. The 26-year-old has no clear path to Philadelphia's roster with the team's tight end group of Zach Ertz, Dallas Goedert and Joshua Perkins all currently healthy.

September 20, 2018 3:09 PM EST

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