Brown to Participate in NFL Kickoff

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Raiders Hall of Famer Willie Brown, seen here with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, will help kick off the 2012 NFL season Wednesday in New York.

The National Football League has announced that 32 legendary NFL alumni, one representing each team, will be part of the pregame celebration at Rockefeller Center® on Wednesday, September 5 as part of the 2012 NFL Kickoff Show. 

32 fans, one per team, will unveil their team's 2012 season flag as winners of the inaugural NFL Fan Flag Challenge. The contest asked fans to submit designs with elements representative of their team's city, community, traditions, or its fans.  The winner's inspirational concept was then used to create the team's flag.  The 32 fans will be joined by 32 NFL Legends to unveil their team's flag.

Pro Football Hall of Fame cornerback Willie Brown will be on-hand at Rockefeller Center to unveil the Raiders flag.

2012 NFL Kickoff leads into the season opener between the New York Giants and the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium.

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