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Philadelphia Eagles sign Xavier Brown, Pittsburgh Steelers add Josh Victorian

By: Brandon Rizzuto
Xavier Brown signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday afternoon.
NEW ORLEANS (August 4, 2012) – New Orleans VooDoo defensive lineman Xavier Brown and defensive back Josh Victorian were both placed on Other League Exempt, signing with NFL teams, announced the front office on Saturday afternoon.

Brown signed with the Philadelphia Eagles on Saturday afternoon, while Victorian inked with the Pittsburgh Steelers Friday evening.

Brown ranked second in the AFL among rookies in sacks with 10.0, and split time between the Chicago Rush and VooDoo.  The VooDoo acquired Brown at the AFL trade deadline, thus helping lead New Orleans to the postseason.

Victorian joined the VooDoo late in the season and saw action in the season finale against the Georgia Force.  The St. Rose, La. native and former Destrehan High School star finished the game with 4.0 tackles and 1.0 for a loss.

TRANSACTION – New Orleans VooDoo DL Xavier Brown placed on other league exempt (Philadelphia Eagles); DB Josh Victorian placed on other league exempt (Pittsburgh Steelers).

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About the New Orleans VooDoo

The New Orleans VooDoo will play in the New Orleans Arena, an SMG managed facility directly across the street from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.  Single game tickets for VooDoo regular season home games are on sale now by calling 504-875-3900.  For more information call (888) 277-5526 for Vice President and Director of Operations, Jason Coffel.  To shop all things VooDoo, visit www.voodoostuff.com and get your gear today.

About the AFL
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