The football legend reportedly passed away on Thursday, May 18th, according to breaking news sources. Brown will be remembered as a legendary player in the history of the position.
Jim Brown, an NFL Legend, Has Passed Away | The NFL has lost one of its greatest players ever.
Brown’s family told Fox 8 that “he passed away peacefully in his Los Angeles home on Thursday night with his wife, Monique, by his side.” Brown had a ripe old age of 87.
From 1957 until 1965, Brown played in the NFL. He set a number of records during that period and was named MVP of the league in his last season, 1965.
Brown’s acting and civil rights activism flourished after he retired from football.
The cause of Brown’s death remains unknown. The Brown family is in our prayers as they go through this trying time.