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Man's obituary blames Cleveland Browns winless season for contributing to his death

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Posted at 7:46 AM, Jan 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-02 07:49:49-05

An Ohio man’s tongue-in-cheek obituary blames the winless Cleveland Browns for contributing to his demise.

The obituary published in the Sandusky Register says Paul Stark died Wednesday at a hospice facility after a brief illness “exacerbated by the hopeless condition of the Cleveland Browns.”

The football team was 1-15 last season and 0-15 this year ahead of Sunday’s finale in Pittsburgh.

Even so, Stark’s obituary included a nugget of the optimism voiced by some long-suffering fans.

It says the 80-year-old Mansfield native “passed just before the Browns were prepared to turn the corner.”
 

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