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Art Modell Dies at Age 87


Former Ravens owner and the man who brought football back to Baltimore, Art Modell, died of natural causes early this morning at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Read below the statement from the Baltimore Ravens website:

Art Modell, whose remarkable 43-year NFL career made him a regular finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, died today of natural causes at Johns Hopkins Hospital at the age of 87.

Former Ravens president David Modell issued this statement:

“Sadly, I can confirm that my father died peacefully of natural causes at 4 a.m. this morning.  My brother John Modell and I were with him when he finally rejoined the absolute love of his life, my mother Pat Modell, who passed away last October.