Brown left the game with a head injury after colliding with Broncos receiver Brandon Stokley late in the second quarter Sunday.|||||||
Brown was trying to cover Demaryius Thomas over the middle of the field when he bumped into Stokley, who drew an offensive pass interference penalty. Brown stayed down before being helped to the bench.
The Philadelphia Eagles have traded Brown and linebacker Chris Gocong to the Cleveland Browns for linebacker Alex Hall and two draft picks.|||||||
Brown has been a longtime starter for the Eagles, but was unhappy with his contract situation. He'll immediately become one of the more experience, better defenders on Cleveland's defense.
Brown has turned down a chance to play in the Pro Bowl, according to the Philadelphia Daily News.|||||||
Brown is turning down the chance to make his Pro Bowl debut due to personal reasons, according to the Daily News. Brown's season ended in a NFC playoff loss to Dallas more than three weeks ago.
Brown didn't attend the Eagles' voluntary team workout on Tuesday.|||||||
Brown went public in April with his wish for a new contract or a trade after team president Joe Banner, in a radio interview, denied Brown had any dissatisfaction with his current deal, which runs through 2012. The team responded with a terse statement making it clear that Brown will not get a new deal, nor will any Eagles player with four years remaining on his contract.
Brown says he'll report to the Eagles' mandatory minicamp this weekend so that he's prepared to play somewhere this season.|||||||
Brown wants a trade from the team he began his career with in 2002 and speculated he could be bumped from the starting lineup after the Eagles acquired cornerback Ellis Hobbs from New England last weekend.