The incident occurred in the first quarter, where Brown collected an unsuspecting Saad and left him concussed, with the Essendon defender needing to be taken off the field on a stretcher.
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Brown was referred directly to the tribunal by MRO Michael Christian and was found guilty of intentional conduct on Tuesday night.
The 29-year old will miss the Saints’ final two home and away games against the Hawks and Kangaroos, as well as their round one clash next season.