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The San Diego Chargers say they have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with running back Ronnie Brown.
The 6-foot, 230-pound Brown ran for 136 yards and a touchdown last season while backing up LeSean McCoy with the Philadelphia Eagles.
The No. 2 overall pick in the 2005 NFL draft, Brown spent his first six seasons with the Miami Dolphins.
He ran for 4,815 yards and 36 touchdowns and caught 184 passes for 1,491 yards and two TDs while with Miami.
He ranks third on the Dolphins' all-time list for rushing yards and touchdowns, and he's tied with Hall of Fame running back Larry Csonka for the second-most 100-yard rushing games in team history.
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There’s been talk of them doing so since the draft, but the Chargers signed a veteran running back today, signing Ronnie Brown, 31 in December, formerly of the Philadelphia Eagles. This signing is hardly an indictment against Ryan Mathews, who the coaching staff has been talking up as a feature back all offseason. Brown carried the ball just 42 times last season behind another...
Defensive tackle Derek Landri is featured over at Pro Football Focus as the Philadelphia Eagles’ “secret superstar.”
Read the article in it’s entirety right here, but here is a quick blurb worth highlighting…
Landri quietly set about establishing himself as a force in Philadelphia’s hyper aggressive defensive front. He earned a positive grade last season...
Andy Reid has spent 13 seasons as the Philadelphia Eagles' head coach, compiling a regular season record of 126-81-1 (.609 win %). In those 13 years, as the Eagles' head man, the Eagles have appeared in the playoffs 9 times, including 5 NFC conference championship appearances, and one trip to the Super Bowl. In his time with the team, Reid has also led them to 6 divisional...
Philadelphia Eagles team president Joe Banner is stepping back from the team's day-to-day operations and taking on an advisory role.
Owner Jeffrey Lurie on Thursday announced Banner will be succeeded as president by chief operating officer Don Smolenski.
Banner has occupied a leadership role with the team since it was purchased in 1994 by Lurie, his longtime friend. He'...
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - The Philadelphia Eagles have promoted Don Smolenski to president after Joe Banner decided to step aside.
Banner had handled the Eagles' day-to-day operations since joining the franchise in 1995 and was named the team president in 2001. He will take on a role as strategic advisor to owner Jeffrey Lurie while pursuing other options in sports...
Early Thursday morning, the Philadelphia Eagles made an announcement that no one saw coming. The Eagles have announced that Joe Banner will no longer be the president of the organization.
Banner has been with the Eagles since 1994, but has been the president of the team since 2001. With Banner leaving, Jeffrey Lurie has announced that chief operating officer Don Smolenski will...
The San Diego Chargers signed running back Ronnie Brown to a one year contract.
Brown was nothing more than a partial handcuff to LeSean McCoy last season, so there shouldnt be any concerns about him stealing carries from Ryan Mathews.
The joys of being Super Bowl champions are seemingly neverending. The knowledge that you are the best in the game and your hard work and talent have gotten you the highly coveted Lombardi trophy. For a year your team’s named is referred to as the “World Champion Team XYZ.” You get to bask in the privilege of having your accomplishment honored by the President of the United...
Coming off of a disappointing 5-6 season last year, the Oxford Chargers feel like they have a lot to prove this year. The Chargers are being lead on the defensive side of the ball by talented defensive end Xavier Pegues (6'3” 230lbs). Pegues racked up 71 total tackles and 2.5 sacks last year and hopes to put up even better numbers this year.
NFL Daily Digest: 6-9-2012
Real Talk: The Saints have been so defiant in this Bounty Gate situation that you really can’t look at one individual that has been involved and say ‘he’s remorseful’ except for the ringleader Gregg Williams.
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