FOXBORO -- The Patriots announced via twitter Saturday that they have signed former Boston College linebacker Ricky Brown.
After going undrafted in the 2006 draft, Brown signed with the Raiders. The 6-foot-2, 235-pounder spent time on Oakland's practice squad before being activated as a rookie and played the last five seasons in Oakland as a middle linebacker. In his career, the 27-year-old has 102 tackles and four passes defensed.
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