‘I don’t see him much in the game.’

‘I don’t see him much in the game.’


A little over a year ago, Amon-Ra St. Brown He is the seventh wide receiver taken in the 2021 NFL Draft and the fifth player taken Detroit Lions with the 112th pick in the fourth round.

But after 17 games, St. Brown is having the last laugh. And he explained that one of the wide areas before him stood on the opposite side for most of the Lions’ victories. Washington commanders In the 2nd week.

“Even the commanders there, they got a guy there before me,” St. Brown It is mentioned on Wednesday. “I believe that’s his name. Diamond Brown. I don’t know how many catches he has – you guys can probably tell me that – or how many meters he has, but I don’t forget things like that. I can see it from the sideline I’m standing on during the game. … I didn’t see him much in the game.”

That’s right: Deami Brown, who was taken 30 picks before St. Brown, has played a total of four offensive snaps this season and no receptions. St. Brown, meanwhile, played 87 percent of the Lions’ snaps in Week 2 and finished with nine receptions for 116 yards and two touchdowns. The eighth consecutive game he got at least eight games. He has 180 receiving yards and three touchdowns on the year.

Saint Brown has quickly become one of the best young receivers in the league. Through two weeks, he ranks fourth in receptions, 10th in yards and second in the NFL in receiving touchdowns. Among his 2021 receiver draft partners, St. Brown ranks second in receptions, third in touchdowns and fourth in receiving yards. St Brown is only the third player under the age of 23 to score in at least six consecutive games – the other two being Randy Moss and Rob Gronkowski.

It’s not bad for the seventh wide taken.

That moniker has fueled St. Brown over the past two years as well. During this “Hard Knocks” season, St. Brown eliminated every receiver name and school that was taken in front of him.

Saint Brown is no stranger to brutality. After a fantasy football manager sent a direct message to St. Brown on Instagram with some “ground rules.” Saint Brown posted a photo on Instagram. Directly referencing the offending message.

There are only two games left in St. Brown’s sophomore season, but the young wideout looks to be one of the breakout stars of the 2022 season.

Amon-Ra Saint Brown never forgot who was taken before him.  (Photo by Kevin Sabitis/Getty Images)

Amon-Ra Holy Brown never forgot who was taken before him. (Photo by Kevin Sabitis/Getty Images)



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