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Eagles Trade Ronnie Brown To Lions For Jerome Harrison And 7th-Round Pick

After a disappointing start to the season, Philadelphia running back Ronnie Brown has been traded to Detroit in exchange for running back Jerome Harrison and a seventh-round draft pick in 2013. Harrison compiled 239 yards in eight games for the Eagles last year after he was acquired from Cleveland mid-season.

Running back Jerome Harrison is coming back to Philadelphia.

The Eagles have traded running back Ronnie Brown to the Detroit Lions in exchange for Harrison and a 2013 draft pick. Harrison gained 239 yards in eight games as a member of the Eagles last season after he was acquired from the Cleveland Browns mid-season.

Signed as a free agent this past off-season, Brown was supposed to be the goal-line back the Eagles were missing, but he fell out of favor in Philadelphia and saw his playing time diminished after a particularly embarrassing fumble during which he ran into a pile and threw the ball backward Oct. 2 against San Francisco. He did not have a carry in either of Philadelphia's past two games.

Harrison, too, has seen a light workload this season, having not had a carry in the Lions' past three games and not played in the past two.

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