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NFL World Reacts To Saturday's AJ Brown News

Tennessee Titans wide receiver A.J. Brown carries the ball in an NFL game.

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - JANUARY 11: A.J. Brown #11 of the Tennessee Titans runs with the ball during the first half against the Baltimore Ravens in the AFC Divisional Playoff game at M&T Bank Stadium on January 11, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Saturday brought some disappointing news for A.J. Brown and the Tennessee Titans.

Earlier today, the team announced that Brown has been placed on the injured reserve with a chest injury he suffered during last week's upset loss to the Houston Texans.

Brown now joins Julio Jones (hamstring) and Marcus Johnson (hamstring) as another wide receiver on the IR. Of course, the Titans also lost superstar running back Derrick Henry with a potentially season-ending injury back in Week 8.

Fans from around the NFL world took to Twitter to react to this unfortunate injury news.

With a bye week in Week 13, the earliest Brown could return from the IR is for a matchup against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 16.

Brown missed one game earlier this season with a hamstring injury but has been otherwise productive as the Titans' lead wide receiver. Through 10 games this year, the second-year wideout has logged 615 yards and three touchdowns through the air.

With Brown, Jones and Johnson all out, Nick Westbrook-Ikhine, Chester Rodgers and Dez Fitzpatrick will see increased reps at the WR position. D'Onta Foreman will take over the starting running back role following the release of Adrian Peterson earlier this week.

The Titans will face off against the New England Patriots tomorrow at 1 p.m. ET.