The Patriots have reportedly huddled once again with one of the top remaining unsigned cornerbacks.
The 30-year-old Brown would provide a dose of experience at a position where the Patriots have undergone serious turnover, with Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner exiting in free agency and Kyle Arrington released. The Patriots also parted ways with ex-Raiders cornerback Chimdi Chekwa on Monday.
A ninth-year pro, Brown (5-11, 190) was a three-season starter for San Francisco before moving on to Oakland last season. He notched 55 tackles and defended four passes for the Raiders.
Logan Ryan, Malcolm Butler, Bradley Fletcher, Robert McClain and rookie Darryl Roberts are among the Patriots’ cornerback options currently on the roster.