Orlando Brown

Orlando Brown, Former Browns and Ravens Lineman Found Dead at Age 40

The Ravens player was best known for his run-in with a ref who threw a flag in his eye
<p> The Cleveland Browns player was best known for his run-in with a ref who threw a flag in his eye</p>

Orlando Brown, the former Cleveland Browns football player who was best known for his run-in with a referee who accidentally threw a flag in his eye was found dead in his home, sources confirmed.

Brown suffered the eye injury in a 1999 game agains thte Jacksonville Jaguars when referee Jeff Triplette threw a penalty marker in his direction. The marker went through his facemaks and hit him directly in the eye.