|National Football League|
Bears sign Brandon, Brown
- 8-time Pro Bowl LB Urlacher retires
- 49ers WR Crabtree tears Achilles tendon
- Giants' Nicks unexpectedly absent at OTA
- Jets QB Smith picks Jay-Z's rep agency
- Jaworski serious about Tebow joining AFL
The 6-foot-7, 324-pound Brandon entered the league as an undrafted free agent out of Oklahoma in 2011. He appeared in all four preseason games with Tampa Bay last year before being waived.
Brown first joined the Bears as an undrafted free agent in 2010 out of Texas-El Paso and got waived after that preseason. He appeared in 10 games for Indianapolis that season and got released during the preseason last year.
The Bears announced the moves on Friday.
Updated June 15, 2012