Cause of death still unknown for ex-Raven Brown

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FILE - This March 29, 2001 file photo shows former Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Orlando Brown during a news conference to announce a $200 million lawsuit against the National Football League,  at his attorney's office in New York. Police and fire officials say the former football player has been found dead at his Baltimore home, Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. He was 40.  (AP Photo/Jeff Zelevansky, File)
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FILE - This March 29, 2001 file photo shows former Cleveland Browns offensive tackle Orlando Brown during a news conference to announce a $200 million lawsuit against the National Football League, at his attorney's office in New York. Police and fire officials say the former football player has been found dead at his Baltimore home, Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. He was 40. (AP Photo/Jeff Zelevansky, File)

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore police spokesman says it will take some time to determine the cause of death for former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Orlando Brown.

Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said Saturday there were no obvious signs of trauma or foul play and no suspicious factors surrounding Brown's death. He says it may take weeks before test results help determine the cause of death.

The 40-year-old Brown was found dead Friday at his home near Baltimore's Inner Harbor.

Brown was a 360-pound tackle who in 1999 was accidentally hit in the eye with a penalty flag and missed three seasons because of the damage it caused.

He played 10 seasons in the NFL — four with the Cleveland Browns and six with the Ravens.

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