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NFL | Brookins Heads North

Tue, 11 Feb 2003 17:27:48 -0800

The Canadian Press reports former NFL RB Jason Brookins has signed with the CFL's Montreal Alouettes on Tuesday.

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NFL | Police And Courts: Brookins

Tue, 03 Dec 2002 18:42:38 -0800

The Associated Press reports former NFL RB Jason Brookins was one of one 23 people arrested in a drug raid early Tuesday.

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Broncos | Interested in Brookins

Fri, 04 Oct 2002 14:22:11 -0700

ESPN.com’s Len Pasquarelli reports the Denver Broncos plan to work out free agent RB Jason Brookins.

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Packers | Brookins Released

Thu, 29 Aug 2002 12:46:33 -0700

ESPNews reports the Green Bay Packers have released RB Jason Brookins.

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Packers | More On Brookins

Wed, 28 Aug 2002 18:21:03 -0700

Updating an earlier story, Packers.com reports the Green Bay Packers have placed RB Jason Brookins on the reserve/left squad list. The Packers retain rights to Brookins and also receive a temporary roster exemption from the NFL.

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Packers | Brookins May Be Gone

Wed, 28 Aug 2002 13:11:45 -0700

John Clayton reports for ESPN.com Green Bay Packers RB Jason Brookins may have basically cut himself from the team. On Tuesday, Brookins was asked for his playbook by a Packers official and he thought the request meant that he was being released. The team simply wanted to add more plays to the playbook. Problem was, Brookins left camp to go home. On Tuesday, the Packers told agent Steve Weinberger that they wanted to bring Brookins back, but today (Wednesday) that is no longer a certainty. "We're awaiting word on what coach Mike Sherman wants to do,'' Weinberger said.

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Packers | No Play, No Job?

Tue, 27 Aug 2002 07:50:58 -0700

Packersnews.com reports Green Bay Packers RB Jason Brookins did not have a carry in Monday's game. His days in Green Bay could be over.

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Packers | Another Chance

Mon, 26 Aug 2002 00:53:25 -0700

The Journal Sentinel reports the Green Bay Packers might give backup RBs Ki-Jana Carter and Jason Brookins another chance to unseat RBs Rondell Mealey and rookie Tony Fisher as the primary backups at RB. Carter looked better last week than he did earlier in camp. Brookins is bothered by a toe injury, but also is still in the running for a job.

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Packers | Back To RB

Tue, 13 Aug 2002 00:03:37 -0700

The Journal Sentinel reports the Green Bay Packers have ended their experiment of moving RB Jason Brookins to fullback. "It was an experiment to see if we could improve his blocking," coach Mike Sherman said. "We have, but he's not going to be a fullback. He's going to be a tailback." he makes the team, the Packers probably would ask him to double as a backup fullback.

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Packers | Added To the List

Thu, 08 Aug 2002 21:43:03 -0700

The Journal Sentinel reports Green Bay Packers RB Jason Brookins (ankle) joined his injured teammates on the sidelines for Thursday's practice.

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Packers | Getting In Shape

Sat, 03 Aug 2002 08:19:14 -0700

The Journal Sentinel reports Green Bay Packers RB Jason Brookins was held after practice to run extra sprints. There has been some concerns over his weight.

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Packers | Brookins Officially Signed

Fri, 07 Jun 2002 11:15:31 -0700

Updating previous reports, the Green Bay Packers have officially signed free agent RB Jason Brookins (Ravens) to a two-year deal. He'll have base salaries of $300,000 in 2002 and $375,000 in 2003.

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Packers | Levens Could Be Back, But Then Again

Fri, 31 May 2002 20:58:04 -0700

The Journal Sentinel reports the signing of RB Jason Brookins by the Green Bay Packers doesn't necessarily mean the team has given up hope of re-signing RB Dorsey Levens or abandoned plans of pursuing another free agent RB. "They (the Packers) never said anything about Levens, but through the grapevine, I've been told that Dorsey doesn't really want to go back to Green Bay and he's looking to move on," said agent Stephen Weinberger. Levens told the Packers that he would reach a decision sometime after Saturday.

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Packers | FB Notes

Fri, 31 May 2002 20:55:15 -0700

The Journal Sentinel reports the Green Bay Packers remain hopeful rookie FB Najeh Davenport (foot) can return to action in time for training camp. The team feels newly signed RB Jason Brookins can also provide them some depth at FB behind William Henderson. Before signing Brookins, the team also looked at free agent FB Jonathan Linton and Jon Witman (Steelers).

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Packers | Agree With Brookins

Thu, 30 May 2002 18:20:54 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Green Bay Packers have agreed with RB Jason Brookins to a two-year deal. Brookins will earn base salaries of $300,000 (2002) and $375,000 (2003). The Packers are hoping to use Brookins as Ahman Green's backup.

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Packers | Brookins Interested in Green Bay

Thu, 23 May 2002 07:44:30 -0700

The Green Bay News Chronicle reports free agent RB Jason Brookins’ agent, Stephen Weinberger, said Green Bay would be a favorable place for Brookins to end up. He was released by the Ravens earlier this week. Weinberger said they haven’t heard from anyone about Brookins thus far but he believes teams think he needs to be claimed on waivers, which he doesn’t because the Ravens withdrew their tender offer to him, making him a free agent.

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Ravens | New Opportunities

Tue, 21 May 2002 20:48:12 -0700

The Baltimore Sun reports the release of RB Jason Brookins has opened the door for rookie RBs Chester Taylor and Tellis Redmon. Both have caught coach Brian Billick's eye in this spring's brief workouts. "They're good athletes," Billick said. "They seem to have a good awareness about them. They're not overwhelmed by this. Their heads have got to be swimming, but they seem to handle it pretty well. They're handling the process very well."

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Ravens | More On Brookins

Mon, 20 May 2002 19:32:04 -0700

Updating an earlier story, the Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick had this to say about Monday's release of RB Jason Brookins, "Jason just didn't figure into our plans." "It's been a process. There are a number of factors involved. I really don't want to expand on any one aspect or not. It is in our best interest and Jason's that he try and hook on someplace else." The team actually withdrew their $300,000 tender offer to him and if a team does not claim Brookins by Tuesday evening, he will become an unrestricted free agent. The team may now wait until after June 1 to find another RB.

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Ravens | Brookins Released

Mon, 20 May 2002 12:42:40 -0700

ESPN.com's Len Pasquarelli reports the Baltimore Ravens have released RB Jason Brookins, who upset the team with his lack of conditioning and poor off-season focus.

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Ravens | Brookins Too Heavy

Sat, 27 Apr 2002 10:10:00 -0700

The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick was not happy with the way RB Jason Brookins reported to mini-camp. "He's not in as good of shape as he needs to be in," Billick said. He did not guess how overweight Brookins is. "I couldn't tell you, but it's too much."

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Ravens | Allen Tired Of Hearing About Age

Fri, 18 Jan 2002 10:12:33 -0800

The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens RB Terry Allen said he's going to retire at the end of the year just so he can quit hearing about him being too old. Allen, 33, said he's getting tired of people talking about his age. Teammate Jason Brookins chimed in that Allen won't retire. Allen, coming off of back-to-back 100-yard games will be part of the Ravens' RB by committee attack again this weekend against the Steelers.

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Ravens | Brookins to See Goal Line Carries?

Fri, 11 Jan 2002 10:07:12 -0800

The Baltimore Sun reports RB Jason Brookins could be the one the Ravens turn to inside the 5-yard line. He failed to score a touchdown on four attempts inside the 3-yard line against the Vikings, but the team is expecting a different result this week. "We worked on it a lot in practice," Brookins said.

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Ravens | Injury Update

Mon, 31 Dec 2001 18:14:54 -0800

The Washington Post reports Baltimore Ravens DB James Trapp (groin) is the only player being considered questionable for next Monday's game, at this time. RB Jason Brookins (foot) could have played against the Buccaneers after missing the previous four games. Coach Brian Billick expects to use him against the Vikings next Monday.

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Ravens | Inactives

Sat, 29 Dec 2001 17:34:51 -0800

The Baltimore Ravens have declared DB Gary Baxter, CB James Trapp, RB Jason Brookins, C Casey Rabach, G Jason Thomas, WR Patrick Johnson and DE Marques Douglas inactive for tonight's game. QB Chris Redman is the emergency QB.

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Ravens | Injury Notes

Thu, 27 Dec 2001 20:10:36 -0800

The Washington Post reports Baltimore Ravens DE Rob Burnett (leg) did not practice today and he remains questionable for Saturday's game. Trainer Bill Tessendorf indicated DT Tony Siragusa (knee/leg) was moving toward doubtful after he missed practice today and that Burnett is looking like a game-time decision. RB Jason Brookins (foot) practiced again, but as previously reported he is not expected to play this week.

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Ravens | Brookins Update

Wed, 26 Dec 2001 13:08:02 -0800

According to the Associated Press, although he is listed as questionable for Saturday's game, Baltimore Ravens RB Jason Brookins (foot) will more than likely not play this week. He has been sidelined with a broken foot since late-November.

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Ravens | Looking To Be Healthy

Mon, 24 Dec 2001 13:27:08 -0800

The Associated Press reports the Baltimore Ravens are expected to be as healthy as they have been all year for their game in Tampa on Saturday. RB Jason Brookins, who has missed the last three games with a foot injury, should get some practice repetitions this week and return for the Minnesota game on week 17. DE Rob Burnett (calf), RG Bennie Anderson (neck), CB James Trapp (groin) are all expected to be ready for Tampa, as well as DT Tony Siragusa.

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Ravens | Inactives

Sun, 16 Dec 2001 17:15:28 -0800

The Baltimore Ravens have declared RB Alan Ricard, RB Jason Brookins, C Casey Rabach, G Jason Thomas, WR Patrick Johnson, DE Marques Douglas and DT Sam Adams inactive for tonight's game. QB Chris Redman is the emergency QB.

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Ravens | Injury Updates

Mon, 03 Dec 2001 12:10:24 -0800

Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick said he's optimistic almost everyone will be back from injury when they return after their upcoming BYE week. RB Jason Brookins (foot) won't be able to return, as he's still out at least 2-3 weeks with a broken foot.

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Ravens | RB Notes

Wed, 14 Nov 2001 22:29:59 -0800

The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick does not currently plan to add a free agent RB to his roster, despite losing RB Terry Allen (hand) for anywhere from three games to the rest of the season. Billick has decided to stay put with RBs Jason Brookins, Obafemi Ayanbadejo and Moe Williams as his RBs. Allen has missed two other games so the team has experience in adjusting without him. The Ravens will continue to split carries between Ayanbadejo and Brookins and now Williams is expected to see spot duty too.

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Ravens | More on Allen

Tue, 13 Nov 2001 15:38:40 -0800

As an update to earlier reports, Associated Press reports Baltimore Ravens RB Terry Allen (broken hand) is likely to miss the next 4-6 weeks of action with a broken hand. RB Jason Brookins will be the team's starter while Allen is out.

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Ravens | Running Game Notes

Mon, 12 Nov 2001 10:44:23 -0800

The Baltimore Sun, as an update to previous stories, reports RB Terry Allen (ankle) is expected to be available for tonight's game against Tennessee. Allen practiced the past week and is likely to rotate with Jason Brookins for most of the game. Allen had 108 yards rushing in their last meeting.

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Ravens | Allen Update

Fri, 09 Nov 2001 15:47:42 -0800

ESPN's John Clayton reports Baltimore Ravens RB Terry Allen (ankle) is expected to return on Monday night. He'd see most of the work in one-back sets, with Jason Brookins working with FB Sam Gash in two-back sets.

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Ravens | Allen Update; Brookins to Start

Fri, 02 Nov 2001 17:51:14 -0800

ESPN's John Clayton reports Baltimore Ravens RB Terry Allen (ankle) appeared to have suffered a minor setback on Friday and did a little less work than he had previously. Jason Brookins will get his second consecutive start for the team.

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Ravens | Brookins to Start?

Sun, 28 Oct 2001 07:58:12 -0800

According to the Baltimore Sun, Baltimore Ravens RB Jason Brookins will make his first NFL start in today's game.

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Ravens | Injury Notes | Brookins In?

Fri, 26 Oct 2001 21:51:22 -0700

As an update to an earlier report, the Washington Post reports Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick has already indicated RB Jason Brookins will start instead of Terry Allen (ankle) Sunday. He said TE Shannon Sharpe (knee) probably would play as well. Backup TE Todd Heap, who has missed the last four games with a high ankle sprain, said he expects to play.

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Ravens | Injury Notes

Fri, 26 Oct 2001 08:46:52 -0700

The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens backup RB Jason Brookins and coach Brian Billick were talking yesterday like Brookins would be the starting RB Sunday due to starting RB Terry Allen's sprained ankle. No official announcement has been made. TE Shannon Sharpe (knee) was added to the team's injury report as questionable. "There's more soreness there than we thought," Billick said. "We'll see how it progresses today and tomorrow." Starting LG Edwin Mulitalo (knee) was upgraded from questionable to probable.

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Ravens | More on Allen

Sun, 21 Oct 2001 19:07:40 -0700

As an update to earlier reports, Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick stated RB Terry Allen suffered a twisted ankle during Sunday's loss to the Browns. Billick said he thought RB Jason Brookins did very well filling in for him during the game.

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Ravens | RB by Committee

Mon, 15 Oct 2001 12:30:29 -0700

Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick stated he's gaining more confidence in the team's running game. He spoke highly of RBs Terry Allen and Jason Brookins and noted Brookins strong play will pay off. He still said the team has to be a RB by committee operation.

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Ravens | Brookins Note

Tue, 02 Oct 2001 06:49:53 -0700

The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick indicated he wants to continue to see RB Jason Brookins receive more carries. "The more Jason continues to play well and can stay focused, the more he will play," Billick said. "He did some very good things. He did a couple of things that we can't have happen. So, that's going to be his challenge." The Ravens will continue to hand the ball off to Terry Allen for most of the game, with Brookins alternating in for entire series at a time. Billick said Brookins ran the wrong way twice and made a mistake in pass protection that led to Grbac getting hit.

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Ravens | Brookins Note

Mon, 01 Oct 2001 12:11:34 -0700

Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick stated the more RB Jason Brookins plays well and consistently, the more time he'll see on the field. The team was impressed by how well Brookins ran on Sunday.

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Ravens | Running Game Improves

Mon, 01 Oct 2001 11:43:09 -0700

The Washington Times reports the Baltimore Ravens 29th rated rushing attack finally came alive yesterday and rushed for over 100 yards for the first time this year. Terry Allen rushed for 65 yards on 19 carries and ran harder as the game went on. Backup Jason Brookins finally saw some action and had 31 yards on four carries, including a 20-yard run

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Ravens | RB Update

Mon, 24 Sep 2001 17:27:24 -0700

Head coach Brian Billick stated he felt that RB Terry Allen is running hard and he's not the problem currently being experienced by the Raven's offense. He also stated the RB Moe Williams is the third down player and that getting Jason Brookins and Moe Williams into the game more is a consideration.

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Ravens | Running Game Needs to Step Up

Mon, 10 Sep 2001 12:36:12 -0700

Baltimore Ravens head coach Brian Billick, during his Monday press conference, stated the Ravens' running game "clearly has to get cranked up" after their showing against the Bears on Sunday. Billick said the team still has faith in their backs and felt RB Terry Allen ran hard. He noted that Jason Brookins will continue to see action and Moe Williams will see more action as time goes along.

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Ravens | Content At No. 2

Fri, 07 Sep 2001 08:29:07 -0700

The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens RB Jason Brookins is content as the team's No. 2 RB behind Terry Allen. "It doesn't frustrate me," said Brookins, "I didn't come into this season looking to start anyway because Jamal was here. I'm just looking to do what I can to help the team, and that is the way I'm going to take it." Brookins will likely get some carries against the Bears in this week's game. How many is not known.

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Ravens | RB Plans

Thu, 06 Sep 2001 15:36:16 -0700

The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Matt Cavanaugh said Sunday’s RB rotation will start with Terry Allen and then shift towards Jason Brookins later in the game. Moe Williams will ease into some third-down packages in his first week with the team before getting more time carrying the ball. However, according to Cavanaugh that strategy could change if either Allen, Brookins or Williams assumes control.

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Ravens | Another Big Win 38-9

Fri, 31 Aug 2001 13:06:57 -0700

The Associated Press reports the Baltimore Ravens defeated the New York Giants 38-9 earlier today in a pre-season rematch of last year's Super Bowl. The Ravens held the New York Giants without a touchdown and used an efficient ground game in the second half. A 19-yard fumble return by DT Kelly Gregg gave the Ravens defense a TD as well. Giants QB Kerry Collins played only the first quarter, going 7-for-13 for 91 yards. Ravens QB Elvis Grbac went 4-for-9 for 86 yards before leaving after four series. RB Terry Allen gained 29 yards on 12 carries and scored his first TD with Baltimore. Ravens RB Jason Brookins scored on a 2-yard run and he added 112 yards on 10 carries.

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Ravens | RB Notes

Fri, 24 Aug 2001 21:36:23 -0700

The Washington Post reports the Baltimore Ravens are preparing for their final pre-season game at the RB position with two plans: have the RBs on the roster improve or scout the NFL wire for an upgrade. "If somebody becomes available that's better, we'll take him," said senior vice president for football operations Ozzie Newsome. "Things could heat up when everybody gets to 65." RBs Terry Allen and Jason Brookins showed promise in the 20-17 loss Thursday night to the Carolina Panthers. Ravens Coach Brian Billick said Allen is still getting used to blocking schemes and that Brookins "has to start doing the little things better, [pass] protection-wise."

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Ravens | Game Plans

Wed, 22 Aug 2001 19:35:10 -0700

The Baltimore Sun reports the Baltimore Ravens plan to play their starters for most of the first half in tomorrow’s pre-season game. One exception will be RB Terry Allen who will start in place of Jason Brookins but only stay in for about six plays.

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Ravens | Allen To Debut As Starter

Tue, 21 Aug 2001 13:24:57 -0700

The Baltimore Sun reports Baltimore Ravens RB Terry Allen will make his debut with the Ravens as a starter Thursday night against the Carolina Panthers. The Ravens want to give Allen a chance to work with the first team even though RB Jason Brookins had a more-than-admirable performance in Saturday's pre-season loss against the New York Jets. Brookins will likely replace Allen midway through the first quarter.

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