"It humbles me to be honored in this manner," said Brown. "Dee and Jimmy Haslam, thank you for the respect and love. Your investment in Cleveland is unparalleled. To the fans of the Cleveland Browns, I guess I'll always be with you - thank you."
"What I really remember about that game is that one play," he said. "I was in the end zone. Our quarterback threw in my direction. It was somewhat underthrown but it was in my direction. I should have come back and out jumped [Nitschke]. I did not do it. It was a mistake. I felt if I had come back and jumped high enough and caught that ball we would have won the championship, so I put that on my shoulders."