Lions Place C Evan Brown On COVID-19 List

The Detroit Lions announced Monday that they’ve placed C Evan Brown on the COVID-19 list. 

Brown has been filling in for C Frank Ragnow the past few months. 

Brown, 25, signed on with the Giants as an undrafted free agent out of SMU back in 2018. He wound up making their active roster his rookie season but was waived coming out of last year’s preseason. 

The Giants signed Brown to their practice squad once he passed through waivers unclaimed and later added him to their practice squad. Since then, he’s had brief stints with the Dolphins and Browns before signing on with the Lions late last year. 

In 2021, Brown has been active for 12 games, making eight starts at center. 

During his college career, Brown was a four-year starter as a true freshman with SMU. He was an All-American Athletic Conference honorable mention and Campbell Trophy semifinalist his senior season. 

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