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A good-humored Ohio man who was taken from us too soon isn't getting his final, tongue-in-cheek wish granted by his beloved Cleveland Browns, but they're honoring him despite the fact he took a shot at them on his way out. After he died at the age of 55 last week, it was noted in Scott Entsminger's obituary that the lifelong Browns fans "respectfully requests six Cleveland Browns pall bearers so the Browns can let him down one last time."
From NewsChannel5 in Cleveland:
Cleveland Browns spokesman Zak Gilbert told NewsChannel5 Sports the team has reached out to his widow Pat to offer the teams condolences. She informed the team that his favorite player was Hall of Famer Lou Groza. The team will present the Entsminger family with a number 76 jersey at the memorial service.
That's a nice gesture. It would have been extremely difficult for the team to get players to fly into Ohio for the funeral, which takes place on Tuesday, especially since they're...
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