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BR Rookie Diary: James Brown

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Bear Report goes one-on-one with the Bears' newest starting offensive lineman, undrafted rookie James Brown, who will be making his third straight start at left guard against the Lions.

Coming into the 2012 NFL Draft, most analysts believed Troy offensive tackle James Brown (6-4, 306) to be a mid-round pick. Surprisingly, he went undrafted, likely because he was considered a "tweener": too short to play tackle and too light to play guard. The Chicago Bears saw potential in Brown's athleticism and snatched him up immediately after the draft ended. He spent the first 11 weeks of... Recommended Stories