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Thu, 20 Jul 2006 19:44:11 -0700
WBAY.com reports former NFL DT Gilbert Brown would give anything for one more season in the NFL, but at 35 and two years away from football, he's not holding his breath. An invitation to be the Grand Marshall at the Milwaukee Mile last summer opened a wonderful door for him. "I always loved racing, always loved cars. My dad was a drag racer, kind of a weekend warrior-type thing, and they gave me the opportunity to come down, check it out, and I looked at it and liked what I saw." Brown became part-owner of the Milwaukee Mile January 1 of this year. Brown spends his time between Milwaukee and his hometown of Detroit.
Mon, 03 Apr 2006 10:53:21 -0700
Tamira Surprenant, of the Capital Times, reports former NFL DT Gilbert Brown has not completely ruled out a return to the NFL. Brown was on the mend following left knee surgery when he was released by the Green Bay Packers in March of 2004. Brown still has aspirations to renew his career and has been keeping the lines of communications open with the Packers. "I am talking to (Packers general manager) Ted Thompson, but I don't know what is going to come about," Brown said in a recent interview. "But a guy in my situation will probably have to wait until after the draft (April 29 and 30) before he starts getting calls. So I'm just in a holding pattern right now, just try to stay in shape and be ready when they do call me." Brown added this will be the last year for him to attempt a comeback.
Fri, 02 Sep 2005 20:14:08 -0700
Adam Schefter, of NFL.com, reports free agent DT Gilbert Brown is recovered from the bicep injury he suffered last season and he has his weight down to about 335. He is apparently eyeing a return to the NFL and is hopeful a team will sign him.
Tue, 29 Mar 2005 11:23:27 -0800
Brent Jones, of the Baltimore Sun, reports team officials of the Baltimore Ravens have denied interest in former Green Bay Packers DT Gilbert Brown, who reportedly expressed a desire to end his retirement earlier this week and play for the Ravens next season.
Tue, 02 Mar 2004 15:01:12 -0800
The Green Bay Packers have announced the release of NT Gilbert Brown.
Sun, 08 Feb 2004 07:52:24 -0800
Pete Dougherty, of PackersNews.com, reports Green Bay Packers DT Gilbert Brown (shoulder) is unlikely to return to the team next season. Brown, who will turn 33 in February, underwent off-season surgery on his shoulder and has been hampered with various injuries throughout his career. The team would save $560,000 in salary cap room if he were released before June 1.
Thu, 15 Jan 2004 02:29:29 -0800
The News-Chronicle reports Green Bay Packers DT Gilbert Brown (shoulder) had an MRI on his left shoulder Wednesday, Jan. 14. He may have arthroscopic knee surgery, too. The team noted that no surgery has been planned to repair his torn biceps as of yet.
Fri, 09 Jan 2004 14:18:04 -0800
Green Bay Packers DT Gilbert Brown (knee) practiced Friday, Jan. 9, and is a game-time decision for the playoff game against the Philadelphia Eagles Sunday, Jan. 11. Brown is not a game-time decision due to his knee injury, but whether the team believes he fits into their scheme for the game.
Thu, 08 Jan 2004 15:35:18 -0800
Green Bay Packers NT Gilbert Brown (knee) did not practice Thursday, Jan. 8, as is the policy during the middle of the week and probably will try to go on Friday, Jan. 9. His status for the Sunday, Jan. 11, NFC Divisional Playoff game at the Philadelphia Eagles will be determined by how the coaches want to fill out the defensive line. Chances are he will be inactive.
Sun, 04 Jan 2004 09:15:45 -0800
Green Bay Packers DT Grady Jackson will start at defensive tackle in place of DT Gilbert Brown (knee) for the wild-card playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Jan. 4.
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