Connect with us


Bengals sign OT Trent Brown to fortify offensive line



Bengals sign OT Trent Brown to fortify offensive line
Google News Recentlyheard

Google News Recentlyheard

Veteran offensive take care of Trent Brown signed a one-year contract with the Cincinnati Bengals on Tuesday, the crew launched.

Brown (6-foot-8, 370 kilos) will pair with Orlando Brown Jr. (6-8, 345 kilos) to supply the Bengals bookend tackles to protect star quarterback Joe Burrow.

The ultimate crew to have a pair of starting tackles that had been at least 6-8 and 345 kilos was the 2009-10 Minnesota Vikings (left take care of Bryant McKinnie and correct take care of Phil Loadholt), in line with ESPN Stats & Information.

The Bengals had a vacancy on their offensive line after offensive take care of Jonah Williams agreed to a contract with the Arizona Cardinals last week.

Trent Brown talked about all through a media availability Tuesday that match and having enjoyable with coming to work day-after-day had been two giant elements that led him to sign with the Bengals. He instructed reporters he observed Bengals center Ted Karras, his former teammate with the New England Patriots, sitting inside the scorching tub inside the Bengals’ facility, which spoke volumes about Cincinnati’s custom.

“That was an infinite issue correct there,” Brown talked about. “Merely being the place we bought right here from, the place people would get out of there for a launch any likelihood we had.”

Brown moreover talked about not having to worry about “off-the-field points” will help him get once more to the Skilled Bowl kind he confirmed in 2019 as a member of the Las Vegas Raiders.

“I’m going to be succesful to easily benefit from coming to work on a day-to-day basis,” talked about Brown, who declined to enter specifics when requested about it. “And that was important as successfully as soon as we talk about match.”

Brown enters his tenth NFL season and has carried out in 100 occupation regular-season video video games, with 93 begins. He has started 51 video video games at correct take care of and 42 at left take care of.

Brown had been collaborating in at a extreme stage at left take care of for the Patriots last season sooner than injuring his ankle in an Oct. 22 win over the Buffalo Funds after which attempting to play by means of it the next week in a loss to the Miami Dolphins. He started only one further sport the remainder of the season, having fallen out of favor, whereas publicly expressing his displeasure with the group.

Brown’s best season as knowledgeable bought right here in 2018 with the Patriots, when he started every sport at left take care of all through a Super Bowl championship season. He parlayed that proper right into a four-year, $66 million free agent contract with the Raiders, nonetheless, after two injury-filled seasons, Las Vegas traded him once more to New England in 2021.

Brown, who entered the NFL as a seventh-round draft choice of the San Francisco 49ers in 2015, will flip 31 on April 13.

ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Ben Baby and Mike Reiss contributed to this report.