Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 1/23/13
DALLAS Former NFL star Tim Brown has so frequently alleged that that his Oakland Raiders head coach Bill Callahan "sabotaged" their chances of winning Super Bowl XXXVII a decade ago that the story had taken on an "urban legend" feel in Brown's hometown of Dallas. But this week, with the Super Bowl on the horizon and with Brown as a Hall of Fame finalist, the allegations have gained so much national media traction that Callahan has moved to hire a law firm to help defend himself. Callahan then issued a statement, forwarded to five media outlets (including 105.3 The Fan) from the Nevada firm of McDonald, Carano and Wilson. It reads: "I am shocked, saddened and outraged by Tim Brown's allegations and Jerry Rice's support of those allegations. To leave no doubt. I categorically and unequivocally deny the sum and substance of their allegation. To suggest otherwise, especially at this time when it involves the Super Bowl, is ludicrous and defamatory. Any suggestion that I would undermi...
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