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Art Modell Dies at Age 87

Long Time NFL Owner of Browns and Ravens Was Pioneer

Art Modell will probably be remembered as the owner who moved the Browns to Baltimore.   As a Steeler fan, we’ve had some great battles and Art Modellrivalries with the Modell owned teams.   All rivalry talk aside, without Art Modell, the Steelers/Browns and Steelers/Ravens rivalries would have never been what they are today – good for football.

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Art Modell Dead — Ex-Baltimore Ravens Owner Dies at 87 | TMZ.com

NFL legend Art Modell — who owned the Cleveland Browns, which became the Baltimore Ravens — died this morning … this according to a rep for the…

 

Former Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell passes

From the blog Shutdown Corner: Known primarily for moving the old Cleveland Browns to Baltimore in 1996, longtime NFL owner Art Modell actually had a much stronger hand in what happened in the league for decades

 

Art Modell, Owner of Browns, Then Ravens, Dies at 87 – New York Times

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FOXSports.comArt Modell, Owner of Browns, Then Ravens, Dies at 87New York TimesArt Modell, who helped make professional football more popular than baseball and rich beyond its wildest dreams but who broke Cleveland’s heart by killing his geriatric te …

 

 

Former Ravens owner Art Modell dies at 87 – The Associated Press

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Former Ravens owner Art Modell dies at 87The Associated PressThe move was also believed to be the main reason why Modell never made it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was one of 15 finalists in 2001 and a semifinalist seven times between 2004 …

 

From Twitter…

 

 

AdamSchefter

Former Browns and Ravens owner Art Modell passed away this morning at age 87. RIP.

Thursday, September 06, 2012 7:20:56 AM

 

AP

BREAKING: Baltimore Ravens say former owner Art Modell has died.

Thursday, September 06, 2012 7:13:28 AM

 

baltimoresun

Art Modell, former Ravens and Cleveland Browns owner, dies at 87. http://t.co/8y9YJ4xa #breaking

Thursday, September 06, 2012 7:08:26 AM

 

BD_Slim87

Michael Clarke Duncan, now Art Modell…….who’s next?

Thursday, September 06, 2012 11:52:00 AM

 

VicGideon

Art Modell: it’s hard to forget the unimaginable, moving an iconic NFL team, but his work with the NFL, like MNF and TV, was great as well.

Thursday, September 06, 2012 11:51:58 AM

 

Rblake1960

RT @MaryKayCabot: I visited Art Modell every yr in owners’ suite in Baltimore. He was never same after moving #Browns. I believe it brok …

Thursday, September 06, 2012 11:51:54 AM

 

joereedy

Marvin Lewis’ statement on the passing of Art Modell http://t.co/UQDxGh4V

Thursday, September 06, 2012 11:52:04 AM


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