Bernie Kosar: ‘No disrespect’ with ALS remark about Dwight Clark

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Former Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar said Wednesday he meant “no disrespect” to 49ers great and former Cleveland director of football operations Dwight Clark when he made a joke on Cleveland radio about Clark’s ALS diagnosis.

“We had a bad weekend with Gale Sayers being diagnosed [with dementia] … Dwight Clark Cheap Hats And Jerseys with ALS,” Kosar said on WKNR-AM, on Wednesday. “I could make a joke about [Clark’s] struggles in picking players when he was here. It almost makes me wonder if maybe it started earlier.”

Clark, who announced Sunday he has Lou Gehrig’s disease, was with the Browns from 1999-2002. Cleveland was 21-43 during those four seasons.

“It’s not about Schwarber hitting leadoff. He’s just not hitting like Schwarber yet, that’s all,” Maddon said. “Once he starts hitting, which he will, that number’s (on-base percentage) going to get so pretty.”

Schwarber’s woes continued as he went 0-for-3 with a strikeout.

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