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Patriots host free-agent CB Tarell Brown on visit

SAN FRANCISCO -- The New England Patriots hosted free-agent cornerback Tarell Brown on a visit at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday, according to a team source.

The 30-year-old Brown has played for San Francisco (2007-2013) and Oakland (2014), and is one of the top players at the position still on the market. He previously visited the team in March.

Brown (5-foot-11, 190 pounds) landed on season-ending injured reserve with a broken foot last December. He has played in 114 career regular-season games (61 starts) and has 11 career interceptions and 59 passes defended.

The Patriots have two open spots on their 90-man roster, but it's uncertain if they'll make a move on Brown at this time.

After releasing cornerbacks Alfonzo Dennard and Kyle Arrington and not re-signing Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner in free agency, the Patriots will have a new look at cornerback in 2015.

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