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NFL's Fastest Man? Falcons Try Out Veteran WR John Brown

The Falcons brought in speedy veteran wide receiver John Brown for a tryout.

The Atlanta Falcons brought in veteran wide receiver John Brown (5'11 and 178 pounds) for a workout on Tuesday per multiple reports.

The 31-year old Brown has a pair of 1,000-yard receiving seasons on his resume, most recently in 2019 with the Buffalo Bills.

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He was released by the Bills in March of this year and signed by the Las Vegas Raiders to a one-year deal for $3.75 million, but he was a final roster cut on August 31.

One of the fastest men in the NFL, Brown posted a 4.34 forty at the 2014 NFL Combine after a productive career at Pittsburgh State.

The Arizona Cardinals selected him in the third round of the 2014 NFL Draft, and he made an immediate impact as a rookie with 48 catches for 696 yards and five touchdowns.

Brown followed that season up with 65 catches for 1,003 yards and seven touchdowns.

He signed a one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens in 2018 before getting a three-year $27 million contact with the Bills the next season.

Falcons receiver Russell Gage isn't 100% healthy, and the Falcons lack depth at the receiver position.

If Brown were to be added to the squad, he would add an element of speed that the Falcons lack.

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