May 16, 2022

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John Brown is back in the NFL just in time for a run to a ring.

The veteran speedster nicknamed “Smokey” has latched onto a new workforce, signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers practice squad, the crew introduced Thursday.

Tampa Bay is the third team Brown has joined in the 2021 time he appeared in two game titles with Denver and two with Jacksonville with no recording a reception in both contest. Prior to 2021, Brown was a key portion of Buffalo’s passing assault, submitting his second 1,000-property period of his vocation in 2019 prior to accidents limited his availability in 2020. Buffalo couldn’t find the money for to hazard a further well being-hampered period from Brown, signing Emmanuel Sanders to swap his part in the Charges offense in 2021.

Brown commenced his profession with the Arizona Cardinals, wherever Bruce Arians was in demand of the on-discipline procedure when Arizona selected Brown with a third-round decide in 2014. He’ll reunite with the present Buccaneers coach in what is an endeavor to establish some reliable depth in a getting space that has experienced losses/short-term absences thanks to physical illnesses (Chris Godwin, Cyril Grayson, Mike Evans) or general public outbursts ensuing in termination (Antonio Brown).

John Brown should not be anticipated to instantly move on the industry and turn into a very important 3rd factor to Tampa Bay’s passing assault, but he’ll at least get some time to discover the essentials as a Buccaneer with the opportunity he’ll be promoted for a playoff game in the months ahead. With the Buccaneers anticipating an additional deep operate toward a title protection, possessing somebody like Brown out there is clever.

Tampa Bay opens the postseason Sunday at home versus the Philadelphia Eagles.