Paul Brown, founder and general manager of the Cincinnati Bengals, was hospitalized for treatment of a leg blood clot and missed a Bengals' home game Sunday for the first time in the team's history.
Brown, 82, who is also a vice president of the Bengals, was listed in fair condition at Christ Hospital. Robert Heidt Jr., the Bengals' team physician, said he expects that Brown will be released Tuesday.Paul Brown coached the Bengals from their first season in 1968 until 1975. He coached the Cleveland Browns from 1946 through 1962. His Browns teams won NFL championships in 1950, 1954 and 1955, as well as titles in the old All-America Football Conference in all four years of its existence from 1946 to 1949.