Large gatherings of reporters and cameras usually don’t show up to the locker of a mid-week addition to the roster, but cornerback Jalil Brown had to expect that treatment today.
Brown comes to the Miami Dolphins in on the heels of
“It shows that they use all the guys here so obviously you’ve got to be prepared because you never know when your number is going to be called,” said Brown, who has two starts to his credit in 34 career games with 37 tackles, two pass breakups and one forced fumble. “Mike came in towards the end of the game and he was able to make some plays to help the team win. So that kind of shows me that I’ve got to be on top of my game and be on top of the playbook because at any second the coach can call my number and I’ll be out there trying to make plays to help the team win.”
Brown was still in Indianapolis, where he appeared in five games for the Colts, when he got the call from the Dolphins letting him know they had claimed him off waivers. It had snowed a few days in a row and the roads weren’t very good and he had to catch a flight in a few hours to come down to the warmth and sun of South Florida.
When Brown arrived, the only player on the team he knew was rookie defensive end
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