Bengals sign free agent RB Brown

Posted Feb 17, 2012

The Bengals on Friday signed free agent running back Aaron Brown, a third-year player who was a sixth-round draft choice by the Detroit Lions in 2009.

Brown (6-1, 205; Texas Christian) played in 22 games with two starts for the Lions over 2009-11, with 44 rushes for 189 yards (4.3 avg.) and 18 receptions for 129 yards (7.2), with one receiving TD. He also averaged 22.3 yards on 15 kickoff returns. He was with the Lions in the 2011 preseason, was waived in final preseason cuts, and re-signed with Detroit for Games 12-15, playing in one game and designated inactive in three. He was released on Dec. 28.

In four seasons at Texas Christian, Brown rushed for 2596 yards with 20 TDs and had 857 receiving yards with five TDs. Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton played with Brown during his freshman and sophomore seasons. They are both from Katy, Texas. but didn't play at the same high school.

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