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It wasn’t an artistic gem, but the Falcons prevailed in a physical battle to post a 23-16 victory over the Detroit Lions. The win, coupled with Tampa Bay’s loss to Chicago, left the defending NFC South champions tied for second with the Bucs and one game behind the first-place New Orleans Saints.

The knowledge Brown is now carrying with him isn’t from a new playbook, which he was in the midst of learning when told the deal was void, but rather that his employer tried to wash its hands of him.

Running back Jerome Harrison underwent surgery Friday to remove a brain tumor that was discovered during a physical after he was traded from the Detroit Lions to the Philadelphia Eagles last week.

The surgery went well and doctors believe they removed all of the tumor, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reported.

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Topics: Detroit Lions, Jerome Harrison, Ronnie Brown

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