Reports: Ex-Bears DE Brown to join Saints

Posted April 07, 2010 @ 4:59 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Saints made their first significant free-agent addition of the offseason Wednesday.

Reports indicate New Orleans has agreed to terms with DE Alex Brown, who was released by the Bears after eight seasons in Chicago, on a two-year deal.

The Saints released DE Charles Grant earlier this offseason and needed to add depth at the position. Brown is not an elite pass rusher, but he's a reliable veteran who can contribute in a rotational role.

Brown made six sacks for the second consecutive season in 2009.


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