‘Eddie DeBartolo is a great man’ -Jim Brown

Feb 18, 2020 at 10:20 AM--


Reuters Studio - 'Eddie DeBartolo is a great man' -Jim Brown - Former NFL players and friends spoke to reporters outside the White House after U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pardoned former San Francisco 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.





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