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How Should Patriots Use Brandon Browner? Debate Rages On (Video)

Former New England Patriots players Jermaine Wiggins and Matt Chatham went head-to-head Sunday night in “Two Sides,” discussing their former team’s upcoming game against the Chicago Bears. In 90 seconds, Wiggins and Chatham argue how they would use cornerback Brandon Browner now that he’s active for the Patriots after serving his four-game suspension. Wiggy would put Browner...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots defense has not allowed a 40+ yard pass; Only Team in NFL

The New England Patriots defense has allowed 1456 yards through the air this year, but their safeties are playing very well right now. The Patriots are the only team in the NFL to not allow a 40 yard pass this season. That speaks volumes for their secondary who will now add Brandon Browner to the […] The post Patriots defense has not allowed a 40+ yard pass; Only Team in NFL appeared...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pats LB Hightower active after missing 2 games

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Linebacker Dont'a Hightower and cornerback Brandon Browner are active for the New England Patriots against the New York Jets. Hightower missed two games with a knee injury. Browner served a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, was put on the 53-man roster after the fifth game and missed Sunday's 37-22 win at Buffalo...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Dan Connolly, Bryan Stork, Brandon Browner

Short weeks are always challenging for teams, particularly if there are any questions about the health of key players. The New England Patriots are notoriously vague when it comes to injuries, but some clarity has been offered ahead of Thursday night's matchup with the New York Jets.#457120798 / gettyimages.comRunning back Stevan Ridley (knee), linebacker Jerod Mayo (knee), offensive...
Via Sports Injury Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner claims he's 'ready to go'

Among the current injury crisis under way in Foxborough, it is nice to know that we should be seeing a much anticipated Patriots debut tomorrow, and hopefully, the beginnings of a lethal tandem. Highly rated former Legion of Boom cornerback Brandon Browner looks like he is ready to pull on a Patriots jersey for game-day against the Jets on Thursday Night Football, after a four-week...
Via Patriots Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner to make Patriots debut on Thursday

The New England Patriots debut of Brandon Browner will take place during Thursday’s Week 7 contest against the New York Jets. It is unclear if Browner will appear opposite of Darrelle Revis. More likely Browner will be on a snap count. “I was able to stay here during the terms of my suspension — it wasn’t PED, it was substance abuse — so I was able to stay here for the...
Via Tireball.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Broncos, Giants, Patriots, Seahawks

Broncos The Broncos are promoting LB Shaq Barrett from their practice squad. (Ian Rapoport) Patriots CB Brandon Browner expects to make his Patriots debut this Thursday against the Jets. (Lee Schechter) Giants Giants placed CB Trumaine McBride (dislocated thumb) on season-ending injured reserve. (Giants WFAN) Giants signed CB Victor Hampton and LB Carlos Fields to their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner ‘Ready To Go’ For Patriots, Injured Ankle ‘A Lot Better’

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon Browner was expected to return from his four-game suspension and immediately step in for the New England Patriots, but his return to the field hasn’t gone that smoothly. Browner was held out of the Patriots’ Week 5 matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals, and then an ankle injury prevented him from playing against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Browner...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Tom Brady Remains Limited With Ankle Ailment

FOXBORO, Mass. — Tom Brady has a lingering ankle injury that kept him limited in practice on Thursday. Brady was one of eight New England Patriots players limited in the team’s walk-through. Cornerback Brandon Browner (ankle), linebackers Jamie Collins (thigh) and Dont’a Hightower (knee), cornerback Brandon Browner, safety Devin McCourty (rib) and defensive linemen Dominique...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner won’t play Sunday

It looks like New England Patriots’ fans will have to wait a little longer to get to see Brandon Browner play for their beloved team. Browner won’t be playing on Sunday when the Patriots play the Buffalo Bills. Patriots announce that CB Brandon Browner, DL Dominique Easley and C Bryan Stork have been downgraded to out for Sunday’s game vs. Bills. — Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner will not play in Week 6 against Bills

The New England Patriots activated cornerback Brandon Browner recently but will not place him on the field for Sunday’s Week 6 contest against the Buffalo Bills. Alfonzo Dennard is expected to play opposite of Darrelle Revis. Browner’s four game suspension ended on September 30. The physical corner combined with Richard Sherman to form a force in the secondary in Seattle. He...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Stork, Brandon Browner Among Patriots Declared Inactive Vs. Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The New England Patriots will need to reconfigure their offensive line again on Sunday. Rookie center Bryan Stork, who has started the past two games for the Patriots, didn’t make the trip to face the Buffalo Bills and has been declared inactive with a concussion. Cornerback Brandon Browner (ankle) and rookie defensive tackle Dominique Easley (shoulder, knee...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Must-win games; Buffalo Bills; Brandon Browner

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the New England Patriots this week. New England Patriots - Is the Patriots game vs. the Bills a must-win? (READ) - What do the Pats have to do to beat the Bills? (READ) - How can the Bills beat the Pats? (READ) - Do the Patriots have anybody that can give their team a shot in the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Belichick: Learning not an issue for Browner

Learning is not Brandon Browner's issue, according to Bill Belichick. Asked how he would characterize Browner's ability to pick up the Patriots playbook, Belichick said "good." It was reported by the Boston Herald on Thursday that the 6-foot-4 Patriots corner, acquired in the offseason as a free agent, has had a difficult time grasping Patriots schemes. That was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Practice Report: Bryan Stork, Brandon Browner Among Absent Players

FOXBORO, Mass. — It appears the New England Patriots will need to shake up their starting offensive line again. Rookie center Bryan Stork was absent for the start of Friday’s Patriots practice after suffering a head injury on Thursday. Players who miss practice on Friday are unlikely to play in that week’s game. Cornerback Brandon Browner (ankle), safety Nate Ebner (finger...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bill Belichick: Brandon Browner Hasn’t Had Issue Learning Patriots Defense

Apparently Bill Belichick is in the business of denying reports these days. The New England Patriots head coach was asked Friday if Brandon Browner has had trouble picking up the team’s defense, as the Boston Herald reported — per a source — Thursday, and Belichick answered, “No.” Belchick was then asked if the Patriots’ decision not to activate Browner, coming off a...
Via NESN.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Browner struggling to learn Patriots defense

According to the Boston Herald, New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner, who was absent from Thursday’s practice, was not activated Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals because he has struggled to learn the team’s defensive system. Browner was eligible to return from a four-game suspension in Week 5, but coach Bill Belichick opted against activating the former Seahawk...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Injury Report: Brandon Browner (Ankle) Did Not Practice

FOXBORO, Mass. — Brandon Browner’s undisclosed absence from New England Patriots practice has been explained. The cornerback missed Thursday’s session with an ankle injury. Center Bryan Stork (head) also was added to the practice participation and injury report. If Stork has to miss Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills, the Patriots will have to shake up their starting...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Browner Having Trouble Learning Patriots’ Defense

It seemed odd that after serving a four game suspension, Brandon Browner was held out an extra game by New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick. It turns out that Browner was held out of Sunday night’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals because he’s having trouble learning the defense, the Boston Herald’s Jeff Howe reported Thursday. Browner was with the team through...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Practice Report: Brandon Browner, Dominique Easley Newly Absent

FOXBORO, Mass. — The New England Patriots might have to wait another week for Brandon Browner’s season debut. The veteran cornerback — fresh off a four-game suspension — was absent for Thursday’s practice for undisclosed reasons. Rookie defensive tackle Dominique Easley (knee/shoulder), safety Nate Ebner (finger) and rookie offensive lineman Cameron Fleming (finger) also...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts Hold As Favorites Over Texans On ‘Thursday Night Football’

The Houston Texans host the Indianapolis Colts on “Thursday Night Football,” kicking off at 8:25 p.m. ET. The Colts opened as a 2-point favorite, and that line has increased to as much as 3.5 points at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The total is set at 46.5 points. Indianapolis has dominated this series straight up, going 20-4 over the last 12 years. In the last eight...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Joe Vellano To Practice Squad, Make Two Other Moves

FOXBORO, Mass. — Joe Vellano passed through waivers and will re-join the New England Patriots on Wednesday. Vellano signed to the Patriots’ practice squad, the team announced. The defensive tackle was cut Monday to make room for cornerback Brandon Browner and wide receiver Brian Tyms, both of whom came off four-game suspensions. Vellano cleared waivers on Monday and agreed...
Via NESN.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Brandon Browner and Brian Tyms be the shot in the arm the Patriots need?

The New England Patriots added two players to the 53-man roster on Monday: CB Brandon Browner and WR Brian Tyms. Both Browner and Tyms are coming off four-game suspensions to start the season, and Monday was the last day of their roster exemptions. So the Pats made some moves. Second-year defensive tackle Joe Vellano was cut and second-year defensive end Michael Buchanan was placed...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Browner, Brian Tyms Activated By Patriots Off Suspensions

The New England Patriots are receiving an early season roster boost. The Patriots activated cornerback Brandon Browner and wide receiver Brian Tyms, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and the team later confirmed. The Patriots had until 4 p.m. Monday to activate Browner and Tyms from the suspension list. They released defensive lineman Joe Vellano, who had six tackles and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brandon Browner, Brian Tyms Activated By Patriots Off Suspensions

The New England Patriots are getting an early-season boost to their 53-man roster. The Patriots activated cornerback Brandon Browner and wide receiver Brian Tyms, a source told NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport. The Patriots had until Monday at 4 p.m. to activate Browner and Tyms from the suspension list. They must release two players to make room for Browner and Tyms. Browner was suspended...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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