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Brown, 'Backers Ready To Roll Into 2014

Brown, 'Backers Ready To Roll Into 2014

It wasn't a dress rehearsal really. Beniquez Brown was playing for-real. At the same time, the younger linebacker was given the go-ahead by Deontae Skinner to use those late-year opportunities as a starting point for 2014. "Coming to the end of the year he was like, you know, this is your turn now," Brown said. "So I took that in and have been preparing ever since then."

Preparing successfully, too. Because as spring football practices come to conclusion here is Brown settled-in as part of the first team defense. At the outside position held most of the past two seasons by Skinner. Losing the team's second-leading tackler of 2013 is no small matter… …but when the understudy has the talents and tools Brown brings, well, suddenly it seems no big deal at all. "It's...

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