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BR Rookie Diary: James Brown

OL James Brown

James Brown was a priority undrafted free agent this offseason, who eventually ended up signing to Chicago's practice squad. Bear Report talks with the offensive lineman about his rookie season.

During his senior season at Troy, Chicago Bears offensive lineman James Brown was considered by many as a potential second- or third-round draft pick. Yet Brown (6-4, 306) was labeled as too much of a "tweener" – too small to play offensive tackle and not big enough to play guard – and he fell out of the draft. His athleticism and talent made him a priority free agent for the Bears immediately...

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