The Oakland Raiders have placed linebacker Ricky Brown on injured reserve with a concussion and activated fullback Manase Tonga from the practice squad.|||||||
Brown got a concussion against the New York Jets on Sept. 25. He missed last week's game against New England.
The New England Patriots have released veteran linebacker Ricky Brown and seven other players. The moves Friday came a day before NFL teams must reduce their rosters to the regular-season limit of 53.|||||||
Brown spent the past five seasons with the Oakland Raiders as a backup linebacker and special teams player. In 55 games, he made 13 starts. The Patriots signed him on Aug. 20.
Brown is on IR with a season-ending ankle injury.|||||||
Brown was listed as inactive against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday with a groin injury.|||||||
Brown had played in each of the Raiders' previous seven games this season, totaling 28 solo tackles and assisting on nine others in those appearances.