Arians: WR Antonio Brown an 'insurance policy' at WR

This was the first chance for Bruce Arians and his players to talk about why Brown is coming on board, how a deep, talented offense will handle another option in the passing game, and how a team with real positive momentum can avoid any chemistry problems.

“It’s an insurance policy,” said Arians, who has seen Mike Evans limited by multiple injuries and Chris Godwin miss three games already this season. “When we don’t have Mike, when we don’t have Chris, why not have another Pro Bowl-caliber player that’s available that fits our cap and fits everything else. So why not? We have good players. You can’t have enough of them.”

Related players: Scotty Miller

Fantasy Impact: 

There wasn't a lot of specifics about how Brown will work into games, but the story did say Miller, who leads the team with 365 receiving yards, would almost certainly see his role diminish with Brown’s addition. The story did add Brown's speed and body type (5-10, 185 pounds) is similar to Miller's (5-11, 174) so it's possible Brown just takes over the role of Miller.

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