August 16, 2015 - Aaron Wilson
Browns sign Aaron Ross, Everette Brown
The Cleveland Browns signed two veteran defensive players today: linebacker Everette Brown and cornerback Aaron Ross. They cut offensive lineman Joe Madsen and defensive lineman Christian Tupou. Brown is a 6-2, 263-pound veteran in his seventh NFL season out of Florida State. Originally selected by the Panthers in the second round in 2009, Brown has appeared in 44 career games with the Panthers, Chargers, Cowboys and Redskins. He has totaled 63 tackles, seven sacks, three passes defensed, four forced fumbles and one interception. Last season, he appeared in six games with the Redskins. Ross is a 6-0, 197-pound veteran in his eighth NFL season out of Texas. Originally selected by the Giants in the first round in 2007, Ross has appeared in 83 career games with the Giants and Jaguars. He has totaled 250 tackles, 41 passes defensed, 11 interceptions and 2.5 sacks. He helped the Giants to Super Bowl victories in 2007 and 2011. As a member of the Ravens, he missed all of all season with an Achilles injury. Follow me on Twitter: @Twitter.com/AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.