"Ring Of Honor Week" Kickoff Party
"Ring of Honor Week" Kickoff Party
On Monday, September 13, the Cleveland Browns kicked off the "Ring of Honor Week" with a party at Cleveland Browns Stadium giving guests and select media an opportunity to see the Heritage Hall displays.
Here is a look inside the special season-long exhibit called Heritage Hall. It is located in BrownsTown at Cleveland Browns Stadium.
Sign which tells us where we are going.
Guests and media get ready for the opening ceremony for the Browns kicking of the "Ring of Honor Week."
Another look inside BrownsTown.
This was a stage set up for Browns President Mike Holmgren to address the audience, as well as Pro Football Hall of Fame President Steve Perry and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson.
The entrance into Heritage Hall where the players in the "Ring of Honor" are honored.
Another look at the stage.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson talking with Browns President Mike Holmgren.
They sat together for the opening ceremony.
Mike Holmgren addresses the guests and media at the event.
Holmgren is excited about the "Ring of Honor" because they had one in Green Bay too when he coached the Packers.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Browns President Mike Holmgren watch a video on the Cleveland Browns "Ring of Honor."
Steve Perry of the Pro Football Hall of Fame addressed the crowd of people too before Heritage Hall was opened.
Perry is the President and Executive Director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
He was happy the Browns decided to create a "Ring of Honor" and even shipped up memorabilia and photography from the Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio for the event.
It was a packed house for the opening ceremony at BrownsTown.
Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson also addressed the crowd explaining how important the Browns are to the city of Cleveland.
Jackson honored Mike Holmgren with a specialy honorary award.
They both said they will be working closely together these next few months in creating a special bond between the Browns and the city of Cleveland.
Holmgren and Jackson pose for pictures with Holmgren's new award.
Here is a look at all the players' individual tributes. This one is Marion Motley's.
Hey Lou Groza!
And Groza's tribute and memorial.
Cleveland Browns wide receiver and kick and punt return specialist Josh Cribbs came to the opening ceremony too.
Cribbs talking with fans.
Bill Willis. Yes, the player "Willis"...not Bill Wills our morning drive host of Wills and Snyder in the Morning.
More of the individual tributes to all the members of the Cleveland Browns "Ring of Honor."
The great Paul Brown.
No, this picture was not taken by mistake. That is the floor to the brand new Heritage Hall in BrownsTown. It is made of old astroturf. Cool stuff!
Jim Brown's tribute.
Otto Graham too!
More Browns greats!
Very interesting facts on all of the players.
Joe DeLamielleure's individual tribute.
A big overall look at Heritage Hall.
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