New Orleans Saints offensive tackle Charles Brown was thrown into game action in Sunday's win over the Houston Texans when starting right tackle Zach Strief left with an injury. Up to that point, the 2nd year pro had never played more than bunch formation and special team packages. Brown was impressive in his first extended playing time. "Charlie Brown did a fantastic job for us today," remarked Drew Brees after the win. Now Brown must prepare for his first NFL start this Sunday in Jacksonville. Is he ready?

Mike Triplett of and the Times Picayune caught up with Brown and teammates earlier this week. You can check out the story by clicking here.