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Redskins Sign DT Ron Brace

The Washington Redskins are getting a head start on free agency by signing former New England Patriots defensive tackle Ron Brace. Brace, a former second round pick out of Boston College in 2009 has played in 39 NFL games with the Patriots. He was released at the end of the year. Brace will add depth to a Redskins defensive line that was improving throughout last year. With Barry...
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ron Brace Signs With Redskins After Failed Stint With Patriots

The Redskins have come under fire recently for the defense of their team name, but the real problems lie on defense. But Mike Shanahan is taking steps to fix the team’s biggest liability. The Redskins signed defensive lineman Ron Brace on Thursday,  according to the team’s Twitter feed. Brace was a second-round pick of the Patriots in 2009 and played four seasons in New England...
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ron Brace has a new home, in Washington

A disappointment from the 2009 draft out of Boston College, Ron Brace has found a new home in the NFL. Redskins announce the signing of DL Ron Brace. #PatriotsTalk — Mary Paoletti (@Mary_Paoletti) February 14, 2013 Brace was a second round pick by the Patriots in that draft and ended up appearing in only about 59.4% of the games in his four NFL seasons since then. The defensive...
Via Patriots Life
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Ron Brace could be done for the Patriots

Once a 2nd round pick in 2009, Ron Brace is now on the roster bubble for the Patriots. A 330 pound defensive tackle, Brace has just 35 tackles, 3 for loss, and 1 forced fumble in 3 seasons and could be behind Vince Wilfork, Kyle Love, Brandon Deaderick, Myron Pryor, and Gerard Warren on the depth chart at defensive tackle. He’s facing an uphill battle to stay on the roster. He...
Via The Football Fan Spot
May 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ron Brace 'Living Every Massachusetts Football Player's Dream' Playing for Patriots in Super Bowl

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Defensive lineman Ron Brace stood in front of his locker Thursday wearing a Patriots winter hat and sporting a wide grin. The Springfield, Mass., native has been living the dream while playing for the Patriots, who he grew up rooting for, and now it's about to get a whole lot better as he prepares to represent them in the Super Bowl. "It's a blessing...
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Patriots DL Ron Brace is excited about “my first real play since I’ve been back”

Midway through the second quarter, the Patriots defense was reeling. It had allowed 171 rushing yards, often at more than 10 yards a pop. In fact, they gave up seven plays of longer than 18 yards in the first quarter. And then veteran DE Andre Carter went down. It all looked pretty grim. But instead of folding, the defense stood tall. When they needed a big play and their first stop...
Via The Rap Sheet
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Catching up with Patriots DL Ron Brace, who knows “it’s going to be a hard road” … and links!

Patriots DL Ron Brace was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list earlier in the season to great expectations. Yet, it hasn’t quite materialized. Brace has been active for five games, but he has just two tackles. The Boston College product has slowly been working into the lineup, but his contributions haven’t been steady. To Brace, who had no preseason, it’s not...
Via The Rap Sheet
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Ron Brace Activated to 53-Man Roster

DL Ron Brace was activated to the Patriots’ 53-man roster after coming off the PUP list two weeks ago. The Pats had an open roster spot after releasing S Ross Ventrone a few days ago. Brace was a second-round pick of the Patriots two years ago, and had struggled adjusting to playing in a 3-4 front. He’s appeared in 22 games with 7 starts and has 37 total tackles. After playing...
Via Musket Fire
November 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Ron Brace Activated From PUP List, Could Play Sunday Against Giants

The Patriots activated defensive lineman Ron Brace from the physically unable to perform list Saturday, which makes him eligible to make his season debut Sunday against the Giants. Brace was recovering from an elbow injury that ended his 2010 season. "I feel good," Brace said Friday. "It's just a matter of if the coach thinks I'm ready. It's all up to him...
November 05, 2011  |  Discuss

Ron Brace Ready, Hopeful to Come Off PUP List to Play Againt Giants

FOXBORO, Mass. -- Patriots defensive lineman Ron Brace is healthy enough to get on the field Sunday for the first time this season, and he's hoping the coaching staff gives him the go-ahead. Regardless, the Patriots only have a few more days to make a decision on Brace, who started the season on the physically unable to perform list with an elbow injury. They have until Tuesday...
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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