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Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III greets Browns legend and hall of famer Jim Brown before the game against the Cleveland Browns at FedEx Field, Aug. 18, 2014. (Preston Keres/Special for The Washington Times)

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Jim Brown known for his exceptional and record-setting nine-year career as a running back for the NFL Cleveland Browns from 1957 to 1965. In 2002, he was named by Sporting News as the greatest professional football player ever. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest professional athletes in the history of the United States. The classic film The Dirty Dozen (inset) cast Brown as Robert Jefferson, a convict sent to France during World War II to assassinate German officers meeting at a castle near Rennes in Brittany before the D-Day invasion. Jimmy Brown (32), running back for the Cleveland Browns, is shown in action against the New York Giants in Cleveland, Ohio, on Nov. 14, 1965. (AP Photo)

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From left: Hall of Famers Harry Carson, Barry Sanders and Jim Brown talk about the road to Canton with moderator Larry King, right, at the inaugural Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest Saturday, May 3, 2014, at the International Exposition Center in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack, center, talks with reporters in front of a large mural of Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown at the NFL football team's facility in Berea, Ohio, Monday, April 14, 2014. The Pro Bowl center was one step out the door from leaving the Browns last week, but following a muddled free agency courtship, he's staying in Cleveland after the Browns matched the Jacksonville Jaguars contract offer. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack talks with the media in front of a large mural of Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown at the NFL football team's facility in Berea, Ohio, Monday, April 14, 2014. The Pro Bowl center was one step out the door from leaving the Browns last week, but following a muddled free agency courtship, he's staying in Cleveland after the Browns matched the Jacksonville Jaguars contract offer. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

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Football fan Brian Jackson, of Newark, N.J. stops to look at autographed memorabilia of NFL Hall of Fame players, Walter Payton, Johnny Unitas, and Jim Brown at a store along Super Bowl Boulevard Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, in New York. The Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLVIII Sunday at Metlife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)