Patriots Blog: Lots Of Praise For Troy Brown

September 15, 2012 12:00 AM
Patriots Blog: Lots Of Praise For Troy Brown
" BOSTON (CBS) – Saturday afternoon is a big one for many Patriots players and the fans.

At 5 p.m. today, Troy Brown will go into the Patriots Hall of Fame. When talking to the players and coaches this week, they all called Troy Brown a true Patriot.  Bill Belichick said he’s one of a kind.

“I can’t think of anybody more deserving to go in than him,” Belichick said. “Special player. Came in very unheralded, worked his way up on the roster offensively, returned kicks, ended up playing for us defensively. He won championships, played at a very high level and played his best football in big games.

“Troy was a great leader,” Belichick continued. “Worked as hard as anybody, unselfishly, always did what we asked him to do from a team standpoint whether it was block, catch passes, return kicks, cover kicks, cover receivers. He truly was a good player in all three phases of the game, an outstanding player offensively and in the kicking game.”

Belichick wasn’t the only one to commend Brown’s leadership though.

“You’re talking about a leader on and off the field "

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