CLEVELAND - While the National Football League will hold a moment of silence for former Browns and Ravens owner Art Modell at all stadiums hosting games this weekend, the Cleveland Browns will not honor their former owner.
On Saturday afternoon, the Modell family requested that the Cleveland Browns not honor the man who moved the the old Cleveland Browns to Baltimore.
Modell passed away on Thursday of natural causes at the age of 87.
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The Browns have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with former Arizona quarterback Brian Hoyer.
Thursday was the first day the media had a chance to watch the Browns OTAs, or organized team activities.