Over the last 40 years, Tim Zifzal has rarely missed a Browns home game.
Every weekend for home games, Zifzal and his wife, Kim, drive about two and a half hours from Smithfield to downtown Cleveland. First Energy Stadium. On Sunday morning they were the first to enter the stadium and make their way to their seats in Section 134. Zifzal has been married for 20 years, and until he got married, Zifzal attended every home game with his father. — a tradition they started in 1978 when Zifzal was in high school.
“I love tradition and all that,” Zifzal said. “It’s our life. there was.”
However, Zifzal’s weekend trips came to a temporary halt as Kim recovered from surgery resulting from multiple brain tumor removals. It is the first time since then that he has missed more than one match during the season.
But the Browns are rewarding him and his wife for their fandom and perseverance as Kim continues to recover.
Zifzal is a Browns nominee for the NFL Fan of the Year Award, which will be selected from among other nominees for each team at the February 2023 NFL Honors. -Tickets to the CrossCountry Mortgage Campus are his members and he was also given the chance to meet his head coach Kevin Stefanski. Zifzal will also be given tickets to Super Bowl LVII in Phoenix.