An Ohio Man’s Tongue-In-Cheek Obituary Blames The Cleveland Browns

By The Associated Press

HURON, Ohio — 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.”

Have you seen this local man's obituary going viral nationally on Facebook? He blames the "hopeless condition of the Cleveland Browns" for speeding up his death!Wild! RIP Paul!

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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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Detroit Lions fans are seen at the game Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens at FirstEnergy Stadium on December 17, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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