After losing his bid to wear a helmet that is more than 10 years old, however, Brown has little recourse left with that particular gripe.
Now that he's back, attention will return to Brown's frostbitten feet. How soon he will actually hit the practice will depend on the recovery timetable.
Any work Brown is able to get in during the remaining training camp practices and preseason is a bonus. At this point, he appears set to be ready for Week 1, which was always the goal.