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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... Recommended Stories

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