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Jatavis Brown signs with the Eagles

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Brown was a former fifth-round pick in 2016

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Former Chargers linebacker Jatavis Brown is reportedly signing a one-year deal with the Philadelphia Eagles, per Adam Schefter.

Brown was a fifth-round pick of the Chargers back in the 2016 NFL Draft out of the University of Akron. He played in 12 games with seven starts as a rookie, posting 79 total tackles with career-bests in both tackles-for-loss (8), sacks (3.5), forced fumbles (2), and passes defended (6).

Most recently in 2019, Brown started just one game and played in 13 total. He finished with a career-low 10 tackles and one fumble recovery. Brown spent much of the last few seasons hampered by injuries, never really getting back to his rookie-year form.

As a senior at Akron in 2015, he led the Zips with 116 tackles, 19.5 tackles-for-loss, and 11.5 sacks with one interception.