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Patriots sign cornerback Tarell Brown, source says

Patriots sign cornerback Tarell Brown, source says

The New England Patriots have signed veteran cornerback Tarell Brown to a one-year contract, according to a league source.

Brown visited the Patriots twice this offseason.

Although the Ravens displayed some interest in the former Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers starter, sources say they didn't actively pursue Brown.

The Ravens feel good about their cornerback position, which is led by starters Jimmy Smith and Lardarius Webb. Smith and Webb battled injuries last season, but are healthy now.

Smith was signed to a $48 million contract extension this offseason, and Webb restructured his contract.

The Ravens also bolstered their depth by signing veterans...