Orlando Brown Dead Friday He Was 40

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Orlando Brown Dead Friday He Was 40
Orlando Brown, an offensive tackle bruising to the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens, who were temporarily blind in one eye of the flag of a sanction errant judge, which led him to file a lawsuit of $ 200 million against the League National Football was found dead Friday in his apartment in Baltimore. He was 40

No evidence of malicious or suspicious material in place, Anthony Guglielmi, director of public affairs for the Baltimore Police Department said.

Brown, a 6-foot-7, 360-pound lineman nicknamed Zeus, was a brave, like the Ravens and Browns. It 'was one of the highest paid offensive lineman in the NFL and has started 119 games in his career 129-game.

Brown had ignored the incident, December 19, 1999, while playing against the Browns Jacksonville Jaguars. When the referee Jeff Triplette threw a flag, weighted by BBS, Brown was struck in the right eye, missing his helmet face guard. Brown walked off the field, but the furious, came back and shoved Triplette peat.

The league suspended indefinitely for assaulting Triplette, but lifted the suspension after it was found that the flag was temporarily blinded Brown. The Browns released him in 2000.

In 2001, the defendant Brown League for $ 200 million, said the flag incident was terminated early in his career. According to reports, he settled for between $ 15 million and 25 million in 2002.

Brown came out of retirement in 2003 to play for the Ravens, and as a blocker, he was an integral part of running back Jamal Lewis '2066-yard rushing season. Brown started 35 games before retiring in 2005.

Orlando Claude Brown was born in Washington December 12, 1970. He attended D. Howard Woodson High School there, before South Carolina State participates. It 'was signed undrafted free agent by the Browns in 1993.

Survivors are three sons, Orlando Jr., Justin Wallace and Braxton.

Brown opened a Fatburger franchise restaurants in Elkridge, Maryland, in 2009.

He kept the tape for Ravens, mentoring second-year offensive tackle last Ramon Harewood.

For months after his eye injury, Brown kept the flag to a referee in his locker, and looked intently when the referees said sanctions.

"I always throw them away," he told The Associated Press in 2000. "I would just go down, that's all."
Orlando Brown Dead Friday He Was 40