Chicago Bears
Position
DE
 
Jersey
96
Name  Alex Brown
Born  6/4/1979
Height  6-3
Weight  260
College  Florida
4/8/2010 1:01:00 AM
Description: Updating a previous item, Chicago Breaking Sports.com reports Brown's two-year deal with the Saints is worth $5.5 million.
Insight: Brown should start at left defensive end for New Orleans. (SportsBuff.com)
 
4/7/2010 10:44:00 PM
Description: NFL.com's Jason LaCanfora reports, via Twitter, that the Saints have signed Brown to a two-year deal worth roughly $6 million.
Insight: Brown is slated to start at left defensive end for the defending Super Bowl champions and should provide durability they have not had at that spot recently. (SportsBuff.com)
 
4/6/2010 3:18:00 PM
Description: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, via Twitter, that Brown is scheduled to visit the Buccaneers on Thursday.
Insight: Brown is visiting the Saints on Tuesday, and the Buccaneers' play the Tampa-2 style defense he played in during his time in Chicago. (SportsBuff.com)
 
4/6/2010 1:04:00 AM
Description: Updating a previous item, the Chicago Tribune reports the "mystery team" that Brown is visiting on Tuesday is the Saints.
Insight: Brown could be fit for the Saints, but a team that plays the Tampa-2 defense like the Buccaneers and Panthers may also have interest in him. (SportsBuff.com)
 
4/5/2010 8:36:00 PM
Description: Pro Football Talk.com reports Brown is scheduled to visit an unnamed NFL team on Tuesday.
Insight: Several teams are reportedly interested in Brown, who was recently released by the Bears. (SportsBuff.com)
 
4/1/2010 2:39:00 PM
Description: Updating a previous item, as expected, the Bears have released Brown.
Insight: Brown was the odd-man out in the Bears' DE rotation, and should garner some interest on the open market. (SportsBuff.com)
 
4/1/2010 12:46:00 PM
Description: The Chicago Tribune reports the Bears are expected to release Brown Thursday afternoon.
Insight: The Bears have been unsuccessful in their attempts to trade Brown, so they will just cut ties with him. He should draw a decent amount of interest on the open market. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/30/2010 2:39:00 PM
Description: Updating a previous item, ESPN Chicago.com reports Brown approached the Bears about a contract extension in February.
Insight: Brown still has two years left on his current deal, at a combined $10.5 million. He is a candidate to be traded or released this offseason. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/30/2010 11:02:00 AM
Description: The Chicago Tribune reports Brown is not participating in the Bears' offseason program.
Insight: This isn't too surprising, as Brown is expected to be traded or released fairly soon. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/26/2010 10:34:00 AM
Description: The Chicago Tribune reports the Bears are "working actively to deal" Brown.
Insight: Brown could be the odd man out in the Bears' DE rotation, with Julius Peppers on board, Israel Adonije being moved to DE and the fact he is due to make $5 million this season. Any interested teams may just wait for the Bears to release him. (SportsBuff.com)
 
3/5/2010 11:04:00 AM
Description: The Chicago Tribune reports Brown has said he is willing to switch to left end to accomodate the Bears' signing of Julius Peppers.
Insight: Brown is capable of playing the left side adequately, and Peppers prefers to play on the right side. (SportsBuff.com)