CLEVELAND (AP) - Browns Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown has cancelled a speaking engagement with NFL rookies because of an illness.
Brown had been scheduled to conduct a history lesson for AFC rookies on Wednesday at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. However, the 77-year-old Brown said in a statement that he is extremely tired from extensive traveling and needs rest. Brown said he was sorry he will miss the event, which is part of the NFL's Rookie Symposium. Fellow Hall of Famer Mike Haynes will replace Brown.
The NFC's rookies will visit the hall on Saturday and will get a lesson from Bears great Richard Dent.
Brown was recently hired as a special adviser by the Browns, reconnecting with the team after several years.

Recent NFL Discussions

CFL Betting News and Notes Week 1 on Sun, Jun 2017 by Blade
Handicapping Game of the Year Odds on Sun, Jun 2017 by Blade
SEC Schedule Breakdown on Thu, Jun 2017 by Blade
College Football Conference Previews on Tue, Jun 2017 by Blade
College Football Quarterback Rankings on Thu, Jun 2017 by Blade

Top NFL Public Bets

NFL Top Stories

Thumbnail NFC East Division Odds Are the Cowboys favored to repeat as NFC East Division champions in 2017?
Thumbnail Bills showing interest in Maclin Could the Bills be on the verge of signing Jeremy Maclin, who was recently released by the Chiefs?

NFL Team Pages