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.”
Troy Brown With Levan Reid:
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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