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Braylon Broughton
DE #68
Height:
6-6
Weight:
272
College:
Texas Christian
Experience:
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Biography

TRANSACTIONS:

  • Claimed off waivers by the Detroit Lions on May 21, 2013.
  • Released by the New Orleans Saints on May 20, 2013.
  • Signed by the New Orleans Saints to the active roster on January 2, 2013.
  • Signed by the New Orleans Saints to the practice squad on September 2, 2012.
  • Released by the New Orleans Saints on August 31, 2012.
  • Signed by the New Orleans Saints as an undrafted rookie free agent on April 30, 2012.

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2012:Spent his rookie season as a member of the New Orleans Saints practice squad after signing with the team as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Texas Christian.

COLLEGE: A three-year letterman for the Horned Frogs, appeared in 40 games and finished his career with 45 tackles (32 solo), including 9.5 stops for a loss, three sacks, three passes defensed, two fumble recoveries and one blocked kick.

2011:Provided consistency and depth along the defensive front, playing in all 13 games with five starts and registering 25 tackles (12 solo). Tied for fourth on the team in tackles for loss with six.

    • Contributed a career-high six stops, including 1.5 tackles for loss against Portland State.
    • Had three solo tackles against SMU. Recorded sacks against Louisiana-Monroe and UNLV.
    • Closed his career with a solo tackle in TCU’s Poinsettia Bowl victory over Louisiana Tech.

    2010: Played in all 13 games as a junior, ending the season with 11 tackles (five solo).

          • Picked up his first career sack in a 27-0 win at Colorado State.
          • Assisted on tackles for loss in wins over Utah and Tennessee Tech. Also recovered a fumble in the Tennessee Tech game.
          • Set a single-game career-high with three solo tackles to go along with a pass breakup against SMU.
          • Had at least one tackle in seven of TCU’s 13 games.

      2009:Saw increased action over the latter stages of the season, playing in 11 games on the year. Finished the season with eight tackles.

        • Four of his eight tackles came in the final two regular-season contests, including a tackle for loss at Wyoming.
        • Recovered a fumble vs. Colorado State and broke up a pass against SMU.

      2008:Preseason Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year. Appeared in three games as a freshman.

      PERSONAL:Ranked as the nation’s No. 59 defensive end in 2006 and was named all-district for two straight years.

      • Recorded 50 tackles and three sacks as a junior.
      • Majored in arts and sciences at TCU.

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          Pettigrew had four catches for 28 yards in Week 7 versus the Saints.
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          Winn finished his first NFL game with 11 carries for 48 yards in Week 5 against the Bills.