CSN New England "Somewhat buried in the avalanche of last week’s Patriots transactions was the pickup of free agent running back Donald Brown. If you line up the other acquisitions made – Chris Hogan, Martellus Bennett, Shea McClellin, Jonathan Cooper and a second-round pick – Brown created the smallest buzz...." March 20
NESN "The New England Patriots agreed to terms on a contract with free-agent running back Donald Brown, FOXSports.com’s Peter Schrager reported Wednesday. Brown, 28, was selected in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He was with the San Diego Chargers in 2014 and 2015. " March 16
Source: the Chargers have re-signed RB Donald Brown.
NFL.com "With offensive line injuries piling up, the San Diego Chargers thinned out their loaded backfield to compensate. The team announced it released running back Donald Brown in order to make room for guard Michael Ola. Brown signed a three-year, $10.5 million contract with $4 million guaranteed..." October 04
Pro Football Talk "At one point on Monday, Chargers coach Mike McCoy said that the team wasn’t sure whether or not they’d place linebacker Donald Butler on injured reserve after Butler dislocated his elbow in Sunday’s loss to the Broncos. The team obviously revisited the issue later in the day because they..." December 16
Pro Football Talk "Chargers running back Donald Brown has returned to practice after missing three weeks with a concussion. Brown was in full pads and apparently will be good to go Sunday at Miami. Brown indicated that it hasn’t been easy dealing with concussion symptoms but that he’s now been cleared. “It’s..." October 30
Ryan Mathews (knee) and Donald Brown (concussion) aren't practicing. Neither expected to play Thursday vs. Broncos.
Pro Football Talk "The Chargers’ ground game is set to lean on an undrafted rookie in Week Six. Veteran tailbacks Ryan Mathews (knee) and Donald Brown (concussion) have been declared out of Sunday’s game at Oakland, according to the team’s injury report. This leaves first-year player Branden Oliver in line to get..." October 10
San Diego Union-Tribune "The Chargers have struck in free agency. After more than seven hours passed quietly, they agreed to terms Tuesday night with Donald Brown, sources said. The former Colts running back joins San Diego on a three-year deal worth $10.5 million, $4 million of which is guaranteed. It is the same..." March 12
Tireball "Indianapolis Colts running back Donald Brown has left Sunday’s game against the Houston Texans with a stinger. Brown had five rushes for 38 yards before being escorted to the locker room. Trent Richardson has come in to replace Brown. Richardson was recently emoted behind Brown on the depth..." December 15
Indianapolis Star "Running back Donald Brown was a first-round draft choice in 2009, the 27th player selected. He has been an occasional starter, a breakaway runner, a backup, a special teams player, and a whipping boy of fans, media and bloggers. He also is, speaking from appearances, the guy the Indianapolis..." December 06
NFL.com "The Indianapolis Colts have stubbornly stuck with the struggling Trent Richardson. The running back is listed as questionable to play Sunday versus the Arizona Cardinals with a calf injury, but the team expects him to be dressed. Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton said Friday, barring a..." November 23
Indianapolis Star "It’s really a matter of passing the eye test. Donald Brown is running beautifully, recklessly, violently, breaking tackles and gaining hard yards. Trent Richardson is like a magnet around filings, drawing defenders to him like a picnic spread draws flies, getting dragged down and going nowhere..." November 17
Hamilton on Donald Brown: "He's going to continue to play a major part not only in our running game but our passing game as well."