One football question for Brown from our chat: Any thoughts on Danny Amendola being issued his No. 80?
“I know a little about him, great slot receiver, makes some plays,” Brown answered. “But I don’t get caught up in a lot of things like that. I’m cool with it. As long as he goes out and plays like a Patriot, I’m good.”
Super Bowls, you name it,” Brown began. “I was a part of quite a few unique games in Patriots history. You talk about the Snow Bowl against Oakland, the tuck rule. The overtime game against the Dolphins (in 2003 when Brown caught an 82-yard pass for the win) and obviously the Super Bowl games we had. Even back into 1996, that last game we had against the Giants to get home-field advantage (a game in which the Pats trailed 22-0 before Brown preserved a drive with a third-down catch while lying on his back). There’s so many special moments. It’s hard to put my finger on just one. Maybe the 2006 game against the San Diego Chargers being able to get the ball back from Marlon McCree. Go with that one.
I realize now how much the fans really did appreciate what I was doing with the organization,” said Brown in a conference call with reporters. “I always played hard for my teammates … I really wanted to go out there and make our fans happy.
Troy Brown is the ultimate team player and one of the greatest competitors I have ever had the privilege of coaching. Offense, defense, special teams - if there was a job to do, Troy embraced it and did it at a championship level. No matter the situation or conditions, Troy raised the bar of excellence and helped create a winning tradition we strive to uphold. The bigger the game, the more Troy stepped up. There is no more deserving player of any accolade that comes his way than Troy Brown.
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