Broncos finally get Brown

The Denver Broncos' pursuit of Cleveland Browns defensive end Courtney Brown came to a successful conclusion on Monday as Brown has picked Denver over the Washington Redskins, according to sources. Brown was released earlier by Cleveland as a salary cap move.

Brown set to defend Denver - Denver Post - Bill Williamson
Tuesday, March 29, 2005 - The Broncos' two-week pursuit of Courtney Brown ended Monday when the defensive end agreed to terms of a one- year deal, with options to make it up to five years, that is incentive-based, a source close to the situation said. Brown, 27, has informed the other teams interested in him that he is going to Denver. The Broncos haven't officially announced the agreement, and Brown's agent, Marvin Demoff, did not return phone messages Monday. The contract is believed to have incentives based on playing time and performance.

Broncos Brown bag it - Rocky Mountain News - Jeff Legwold
March 29, 2005 - The Denver Broncos continue to gamble the Cleveland Browns' losses will be their gain. Only weeks after trading for former Browns defensive tackle Gerard Warren, the Broncos have landed former Cleveland defensive end Courtney Brown. The former Penn State athlete, who also made visits to Washington, Seattle and Jacksonville in the past two weeks, informed the Broncos and Redskins on Monday morning he intends to sign with Denver, an NFL source told the Rocky Mountain News.

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