Brown was one of 16 players cut by the Arizona Cardinals on Friday.|||||||
Brown, a second-round draft pick in 2009, did not appear in any games last season for the Cardinals because of a wrist injury.
Brown was placed on injured reserve Monday with a wrist injury.|||||||
The news is a major setback for Brown, a second-round pick in the June draft. Coach Ken Whisenhunt was hopeful that the former UConn star would have an impact.
The Arizona Cardinals have agreed on a contract with Brown of Connecticut. Terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed when the club announced the signing Tuesday.|||||||
Brown, a Coral Springs, Fla., native, was a unanimous All-Big East first-team choice as a senior in 2008 after starting all 13 games at defensive end. Brown recorded 11 sacks, five forced fumbles and a career-high 56 tackles last season. His 11 sacks were good for second in the Big East and rank as the third-highest single-season total in school history.