BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Former third round NFL draft pick and running back with the Buffalo Bills Curtis Brown died at 60-years-old on Thursday.
Family and friends of the former football standout say Brown died from a heart attack while being treated for football-related dementia. Brown played six seasons for the Buffalo Bills, and one season for the Houston Oilers.
Throughout his career, Brown rushed for 2,171 yards and scored nine touchdowns. He came to Buffalo from the University of Missouri in 1977 and played in the NFL until 1982.
Brown is survived by his parents, children and siblings.