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New Orleans Saints left tackle
Brown, who started three games at right tackle last season and five games at that position in 2011, has worked with the No. 1 unit at left tackle whenever available. And was in his usual position again Saturday, for the Black and Gold scrimmage.
“Charlie Brown has done a great job all camp,” quarterback
“I think Charlie Brown, the times when he has stepped in in the past, he’s done a great job. It’s really just been a matter of (him) staying healthy. And he’s done a great job, (and) here we are 8, 9 days into camp.”
Brown has missed 14 games the past two seasons due to injuries.
While Coach Sean Payton said he preferred to study tape of the scrimmage before assessing the performances of Brown,
On Saturday, Brown said it was another opportunity for him to acclimate to his teammates. As a right tackle, he had to sync with right guard
“I was just trying to make sure that me and Ben get our calls, get to the line and get set on time,” Brown said. “Just trying to get the timing for everything right, so that in that first preseason game it’s not the first time we went live.
“I felt good. I wasn’t too tired. It was kind of hot. I felt like our timing was good, we were getting off the snap count. I jumped it once, trying to get off quick on first sound. I got a false start but that was my only bad timing.”