Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 6/5/12

INDIANAPOLIS - JANUARY 21: Troy Brown #80 of the New England Patriots runs the ball against the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Championship Game on January 21, 2007 at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

The fans have spoken and former New England receiver Troy Brown will be the 2012 inductee into the Patriots Hall of Fame. He will be the 18th player and 19th total member of the Hall of Fame.

Brown was one of three finalists nominated by a 17-person committee in April, the other two were former free safety Fred Marion and former head coach Bill Parcells. Fans then had five weeks to vote for the inductee, choosing Brown with the highest percentage of votes any candidate has received since 2007, when the new process was instituted.

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