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When you go out on a football field, you are responsible for taking care of yourself. The more rules you get, the less players truly take care of themselves.

 
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Jim Brown
Jim Brown
  • Born: February 17, 1936
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Athlete

James Nathaniel Brown is a former professional American football player and actor. He was a running back for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League (NFL) from 1957 through 1965. Considered to be one of the greatest football players of all time, Brown was a Pro Bowl invitee every season he was in the league, was recognized as the AP NFL Most Valuable Player three times, and won an NFL championship with the Browns in 1964. He led the league in rushing yards in eight out of his nine seasons, and by the time he retired, he had shattered most major rushing records. In 2002, he was named by The Sporting News as the greatest professional football player ever.

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