McCourty: ‘We Want To Hold Up Our End’

August 4, 2013 12:45 AM
McCourty: ‘We Want To Hold Up Our End’
" FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Defensive players don’t come near New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady when he’s wearing a red jersey at training camp.

The same goes for backups Ryan Mallett and Tim Tebow.

However, Devin McCourty is a different story.

The Patriots safety has been donning the protective jersey through the first two weeks of camp after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery.

It didn’t do him much good.

“I got tackled one time in a red jersey,” he said. “So I don’t know how much of a difference it made.”

He finally shed the red, instead sporting the traditional blue jersey for the first time at practice Saturday. Now McCourty is ready to make an even bigger impact for a New England secondary that is looking to distinguish itself this season.

“I think our goal every year is to come out and be the strength of the defense,” McCourty said. “No matter how well we play up front, they can’t stop it if a team comes out and decides to pass the ball every time "

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