With Ty Law headed to Canton this summer, the Patriots have an impressive growing list of players enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
But on a more local note, New England has an equally impressive growing rundown of franchise legends glorified in the team’s own Hall of Fame in Foxborough.
The committee that nominate candidates for the Patriots Hall of Fame (and a new committee that elects veteran nominees for the honor) met at Gillette Stadium on Thursday. The results of that meeting included plenty of debate on modern candidates such as Richard Seymour, Mike Vrabel and Rodney Harrison, but also the announced selection of offensive tackle Leon Gray as a veteran inductee into the Hall located just outside Gillette.
ESPNBoston.com takes a look at Randy Moss, who’s three-plus seasons of impressive play helped not only get him enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame but might also garner him consideration for the Patriots team Hall of Fame.
The Providence Journal’s pre-draft rundown of the Patriots roster continues with a look at the team’s depth chart at left tackle.
WEEI.com notes that Patriots center and team captain David Andrews will be in Nashville to represent New England at the draft and announce one of the team’s third-round picks. WEEI.com has five wide receivers to keep an eye on as potential Patriots in this year’s draft class.
NBC Sports Boston passes along Jets safety Jamal Adams giving his thoughts on whether Rob Gronkowski will play at some point in 2019. NBC Sports Boston offers up a look at New England’s to-do list in terms of roster building, presented in the form of one of those annoying slide shows! NBC Sports Boston also passes along a very interesting quote on what makes Julian Edelman so great. “He’s strong as s---…”
CBS Boston’s website reports that the Red Sox will celebrate the Super Bowl-champion Patriots at next Tuesday’s home opener at Fenway Park.
NESN.com has Hall of Famer Cris Carter offering up his thoughts on the post-Brady Patriots.