The team announced Saturday that Brandon Browner signed a contract to join Bill Belichick's secondary. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported Friday that the New England Patriots had agreed to terms with the former Seattle Seahawks cornerback on a three-year, $17 million contract. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Browner already was telling ex-teammates that he was headed to New England.
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It makes sense that Browner would sign with a team that expects to play deep into January, because he's slated to miss the first four games of the season under an NFL suspension.
After a year in New England, Browner will be qualified to settle the great Revis-Richard Sherman debate.