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Chargers keep Ronnie Brown

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Ronnie Brown will stick around a little longer in San Diego.

The Chargers announced today that Brown has signed a one-year contract.

Brown quietly had a solid season for the Chargers last year, carrying 46 times for 220 yards and adding 49 catches for 371 yards. Although he’s not the every-down back he was early in his career with the Dolphins, his status as both a good receiver out of the backfield and a good blocker who can pick up the blitz makes him a valuable player on passing downs.

At age 31, Brown doesn’t have much time left in the NFL. But the Chargers are giving him a little more time.

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7 Responses to “Chargers keep Ronnie Brown”
  1. explosionsauce says: Mar 15, 2013 5:27 PM

    Thats a shame, the Cardinals and the Jets could’ve used him at quarterback.

  2. sdb0ltz says: Mar 15, 2013 5:35 PM

    Nice glad we kept him.

    He was more valuable than his stats show for us last year and lets be real here… we were kinda desperate at times.

    There are a few occasions he saved us from completely falling apart.

    Reliable dude.

  3. 31freezy says: Mar 15, 2013 5:37 PM

    Its good keeping him around for next season but didnt we just sign Woodhead to be the third-down back?? Other than the additions of Cox and Woodhead, im disappointed

  4. annes22 says: Mar 15, 2013 5:55 PM

    Poor Ronnie only 500 yds last season. He has gone down hill since he left the Dolphins. His year with the Eagles was a complete mess. Hope this year is better for him, but I doubt it will be, he’s getting old.

  5. raiderapologist says: Mar 15, 2013 7:26 PM

    They will need him when Mathews breaks a clavicle pulling up his pants.

  6. bvitton says: Mar 15, 2013 10:16 PM

    another meh guy to me. what we really need are some quality linemen. looks like we will have to look to the draft for that now…

  7. thenflguru says: Mar 15, 2013 10:44 PM

    They need Chuck Muncie

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