Published Tuesday, May 1, 2012 AT 10:59 PM / Updated at 11:00 PM
Football: Jets sign ex-Husker Josh Brown
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EATONTOWN, N.J. — The New York Jets signed veteran kicker Josh Brown, a former Husker.

Coach Rex Ryan said Brown gives the team “two excellent kickers” and it will be “a great competition” between him and Nick Folk this summer.

The 33-year-old Brown was released by the Rams last weekend after St. Louis drafted his potential replacement, former UNO Maverick Greg Zuerlein, in the sixth round Saturday. Brown, who was entering the final year of a five-year, $14.2 million deal, is a career 81 percent kicker but was 21 for 28 on field goals last season.

— The Associated Press

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  1. Mel says:

    Go Josh!

  2. TexasHusker says:

    Go get ‘em, Husker Hero!