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With trade deadline over, Ravens linebacker Arthur Brown looks forward to second half of season

When the NFL trade deadline expired Tuesday afternoon, inside linebacker Arthur Brown was still with the Ravens. Brown was linked to trade rumors in September and was assured by the Ravens that he wasn't on the trading block after the team fielded exploratory calls about him. Sources told The Baltimore Sun at the time that the Ravens were resistant to trading Brown. Despite being inactive for the first eight games, the 2013 second-round draft pick from Kansas State was relieved to remain with the Ravens. "No doubt, I had my mind focused on my role on this team and staying ready to contribute," Brown said. "I'm thankful to be here." Brown said he was...