Originally posted on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 7/29/13
Like spring training in baseball, NFL training camp is all about the future. For fans, it’s an opportunity to see the team’s new players for the first time and envision a season of boundless opportunity and a deep run in the playoffs. For players and coaches too, training camp is about the future, albeit, a more immediate one. “Our long term goals right now are, say, within the next 12 hours," coach Bill Belichick said Friday. And so, in that light, Monday night’s ceremony seemed all the more special, as the Patriots took time to reflect on and honor two of the most iconic personalities of their past. In a ceremony outside of the Patriots Pro Shop, former Pats’ linebacker, Tedy Bruschi and veteran radio broadcaster, Gil Santos became the newest additions to the Patriots Hall of Fame. From 1996 through 2008, Bruschi became one of the most productive players in team history and is firmly entrenched as one of the pivotal figures in the franchise’s incredible stretch of success. As a te...
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