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Stevie Brown | Defensive Back

Team: Houston Texans
Age / DOB:  (27) / 7/17/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 215
College: Michigan
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Texans signed S Stevie Brown to a one-year contract.
Brown reportedly had offers from 5-6 teams. A onetime ballhawk with the Giants, 27-year-old Brown joins Rahim Moore and D.J. Swearinger at the back end of Houston's secondary. As the Texans are trying to trade Swearinger, Brown could end up in prime position to start at strong safety. Apr 29 - 5:40 PM

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Free agent S Stevie Brown visited the Texans on Tuesday.

Brown would seem to have clearer paths to a starting job elsewhere with FS Rahim Moore and SS D.J. Swearinger atop the depth chart in Houston. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported over the weekend that Brown was considering 5-6 offers and should make a decision "soon." He's two years removed from a torn ACL.
Apr 22 - 12:26 PM

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports free agent S Stevie Brown is considering "5-6 offers" and should make his decision "soon."

Schefter lists the Giants, Cowboys, Falcons, Raiders and Titans as interested teams, but there could be a surprise organization lurking. Brown struggled last season after missing 2013 with an ACL tear, but he was solid in 11 starts with the Giants in 2012. The Giants are desperate for safety help after striking out in free agency.
Apr 18 - 1:36 PM

Colts GM Ryan Grigson expects to sign one of the remaining free agent safeties.

The Colts are looking for a starter opposite Mike Adams after parting ways with LaRon Landry. Stevie Brown is Rotoworld's top available safety and has ties to Indianapolis. Free agent Bernard Pollard also played under coach Chuck Pagano in Baltimore and remains unsigned.
Source: colts.com
Mar 28 - 4:33 PM

The Giants remain in talks with free agent S Stevie Brown.

After missing out on Ron Parker in free agency, the Giants will turn their attention back to re-signing Brown. Cooper Taylor and Nat Berhe are currently the Giants' only safeties under contract. Brown struggled in his return from ACL surgery last season, but was one of the Giants' best defensive backs prior to going down.
Mar 14 - 4:20 PM

The Giants want to re-sign free agent S Stevie Brown.

Brown struggled in his return from ACL surgery last season, but came on late with 17 tackles and a sack over the final five weeks. With Antrel Rolle expected to test the open market, the Giants are hoping to re-sign Brown on a team-friendly deal. Brown is Rotoworld's No. 7 available free-agent safety.
Mar 4 - 7:17 PM

Free agent S Stevie Brown injured his foot in the season finale and underwent surgery this offseason.

Brown started the first three games of the season before getting benched in favor of FS Quintin Demps. He then regained the starting gig for the final five weeks. Brown missed all of 2013 with a torn ACL. Prior to that, he was arguably the Giants' best defensive back in 2012. Brown expects to be ready for a full offseason and is our No. 6 available free-agent safety. He turns 28 in July.
Feb 13 - 9:14 AM

Giants FS Stevie Brown has been benched for Quintin Demps.

It's not a surprise after Brown was sent to the pine on Sunday, but it was fifth-rounder Nat Berhe who replaced him, not Demps. However, both ESPN New York and the Newark Star-Ledger report it will be Demps opposite Antrel Rolle against the Redskins on Thursday.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 04:41:00 PM

Giants FS Stevie Brown was benched in the fourth quarter of Sunday's Week 3 win over the Texans.

Brown allowed Damaris Johnson to get behind him for a 44-yard touchdown and then took a seat on the pine as fifth-round rookie Nat Berhe came on. Brown hasn't been the same since tearing his left ACL in the 2013 preseason.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 09:29:00 AM

Giants FS Stevie Brown insists his surgically-repaired knee is 100 percent healthy.

Brown tore his ACL in last preseason, but expects to be full go for the start of training camp. Following the release of Will Hill, Brown is penned in as the starter next to Antrel Rolle. Quintin Demps will be the No. 3 safety.
Tue, Jul 1, 2014 02:28:00 PM

ESPN New York's Dan Graziano believes FS Stevie Brown will start for the Giants.

With FS Will Hill likely headed for another suspension, Brown will get the shot to replace him. Brown missed all of 2013 with an ACL tear, but should be ready for training camp. Brown recorded eight interceptions and two forced fumbles in 2012.
Sat, Apr 26, 2014 12:22:00 PM

Giants re-signed FS Stevie Brown.

Brown announced the deal on his Twitter account. The soon-to-be 27-year-old missed the entire 2013 season with a torn ACL but should be 100 percent for minicamp and training camp. The ballhawk will form an impressive safety triumvirate along with Antrel Rolle and Will Hill in the Giants' "big nickel."
Tue, Mar 11, 2014 02:04:00 PM

The Giants have begun preliminary contract talks with free agent FS Stevie Brown.

Brown missed the entire 2013 season due to a left ACL tear suffered in August. He should be a cost-effective re-signing for the G-Men, who are currently working with just over $13 million in salary cap room. Brown turns 27 in July.
Mon, Feb 3, 2014 05:10:00 PM

The Newark Star-Ledger believes Giants FS Stevie Brown (ACL surgery) will be re-signed before the start of free agency.

Brown missed the entire 2013 season with a knee injury, so he shouldn't require much guaranteed money. The Giants are also expected to re-sign LB Jon Beason and RB Andre Brown before allowing them to reach the open market.
Fri, Jan 31, 2014 06:04:00 PM

Free agent FS Stevie Brown (left ACL surgery) says he is pleased with the state of his rehab, and wants to re-sign with the Giants.

"It feels strong. It feels stable," he said of his knee. "I couldn’t ask for it to be better at the stage that it’s in." Brown had eight interceptions and two forced fumbles in 2012 before missing all of 2013 with the preseason ACL tear. "It’s definitely a place I want to be," Brown said of the Giants. "It’s just now we’ve got to talk to everybody upstairs and see where it goes from there."
Mon, Jan 6, 2014 05:55:00 PM

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