Troy Brown On Patriots Hall of Fame: ‘Humble Beginnings Make For Humble Endings’

September 13, 2012 12:00 AM
Troy Brown On Patriots Hall of Fame: ‘Humble Beginnings Make For Humble Endings’
" BOSTON (CBS) – On Thursday, former Patriots receiver Troy Brown got to try on his brand new red jacket.

On Saturday he’ll get to actually keep it, as he is enshrined as the newest member of the New England Patriots Hall of Fame.

“This is a great way to cap off what everybody has talked about as a great career I put together myself, with the help of so many different people,” Brown said from Gillette Stadium on Thursday. “You can’t get any greater honor than this if you’re a Patriot.”

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Brown will join the likes of other Patriots All-Time greats Drew Bledsoe, Ben Coates, and Andre Tippett (just to name a few) Saturday afternoon, the final chapter of a 15-year NFL career that saw him wear only a New England uniform.

Brown did it all for New England, from being the top receiving threat to a special teams specialist to even a brief stint as a defensive back. The versatile Brown was also a silent leader in the locker room, spanning from the end of the franchise’s dark days of to the glare of Super Bowl glory "

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