The 6-foot-5, 300-pound Brown signed Friday after participating in minicamp as a tryout player with the Jets earlier this week. The Jets released offensive tackle Sean Hooey on Thursday to make space on the roster for Brown.
Brown, 28, was a second-round draft pick by New Orleans out of Southern California in 2010. He played in 37 games for the Saints, including 22 starts, from 2010-13. Brown played in two games with the Giants last season after signing as a free agent, but was waived in November.
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