Son: QB's problem similar to John Ritter's

Updated: December 18, 2003, 7:36 PM ET
Associated Press

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Hall of Fame Cleveland Browns quarterback Otto Graham has died, the team announced Wednesday evening.

Graham had been rushed to a hospital earlier Wednesday with a heart problem his son said was the same condition that killed actor John Ritter in September.

The condition, called an aortic dissection, is a break in the main artery that carries blood from the heart.

Duey Graham said his father, who celebrated his 82nd birthday on Dec. 6, was taken to Sarasota ...

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