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Broncos Announce Several Transactions

The Denver Broncos on Sunday announced several transactions, including the club being assigned running back Andre Brown (N.Y. Giants) and offensive lineman Chris Clark (Minnesota) off waivers.

Denver also on Sunday waived linebacker Baraka Atkins and running back Bruce Hall while adding five players to its practice squad (see below).

Brown (6-foot-0, 224 pounds) is a second-year running back who was selected by the Giants in the fourth round (129th overall) of the 2009 NFL Draft from North Carolina State University. He spent his rookie year on the Giants’ reserve/injured list before leading the club in rushing yards (21-95, 4.5 avg., 1 TD) and kickoff return yards (7-120, 17.1 avg.) in his first action as a pro during the 2010 preseason.

At N.C. State, Brown played 44 games (30 starts) and finished his career ranked ninth in school history in all-purpose yards with 3,511, including 2,539 rushing yards (523 att., 4.9 avg., 22 TDs). Named North Carolina’s Associated Press Player of the Year at Greenville Rose High School in Greenville, N.C., Brown was born on Dec. 15, 1986.

Clark (6-foot-5, 315 pounds) is a first-year offensive lineman who spent the last two seasons on the Vikings’ practice squad after entering the NFL with Tampa Bay in 2008 as a college free agent from the University of Southern Mississippi.

A first-team All-Conference USA pick as a senior at Southern Mississippi, Clark started 39 consecutive games to end his collegiate career. He was an all-district selection at McDonogh High School in New Orleans and was born on Oct. 1, 1985.

Below is a look at the five players signed to Denver’s practice squad on Sunday:
Player                                     NFL Exp.               College                           
LB Kevin Alexander                      R                     Clemson
WR Britt Davis                               1                     Northern Illinois
TE Riar Geer                                 R                     Colorado
S Kyle McCarthy                           R                     Notre Dame
LB Worrell Williams                       1                      California