[BN] Blitz newsletter: Bills WR John Brown wears late brother's dreadlock on mouthguard

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[BN] Blitz newsletter: Bills WR John Brown wears late brother's dreadlock on mouthguard
[BN] Blitz newsletter: Bills WR John Brown wears late brother's dreadlock on mouthguard

If you zoom in close enough on photos of John Brown and you know what you're looking for, you'll see it. Attached to Brown's mouthguard strap is a dreadlock that belonged to Brown's half-brother, James Walker, who died while Brown was in college. That detail was revealed in Vic Carucci's feature on the Bills' new wide receiver. "When I didn't believe in myself, he was the one that always hyped me up and everything," Brown told Carucci. "He knew that I'd be in the NFL one day. So those are the things that still play in my head to this day." Brown said Walker was in a vegetative state for months after being shot, but kept on fighting. Brown would visit him often. "His mouth would move, but I couldn't

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