It's not unusual for professional athletes to tip the cap to those who have surpassed personal best marks; after all, what better compliment than knowing it took extraordinary effort to overtake what was once the best of the best.
Don Cockroft shows reaching the high mark extends well beyond the active competition on the field.
An open letter to Phil Dawson, the man who knocked Cockroft off his perch as the second highest scorer in Cleveland Browns history, may serve as a benchmark of it's own. Cockroft congratulations Dawson for his remarkable career with the Browns and even wishes Dawson the best, including a scenario where the Browns might even face-off against Dawson's new team in a soon-to-come Super Bowl.
Stay classy, Don!
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