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Dan Reeves
Modell doesn't look back

Don't expect Art Modell to look back over the past 43 years and get misty-eyed. Don't expect him to exult over the highs: the Ravens' Super Bowl championship, the 31 years as chairman of the NFL's broadcast committee, the launching of Monday Night Football or his role in persuading fellow owners to share television revenue. And don't expect him to choke up over the lows: the firing of Cleveland icon Paul Brown, the death of Ernie Davis from leukemia, the Browns' heartbreaking losses to the Denver Broncos in the 1986, 1987 and 1989 AFC championship games, the financial morass that forced him to move the Browns to Baltimore - and eventually forced him to sell...

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