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Joe Andruzzi will let people give him attention for the photo of him carrying a victim away from the site of the Boston Marathon explosions Monday — but only if he can then use that attention to highlight the people he thinks should really be getting the praise.
“I am definitely not a hero,” Andruzzi, a former Patriots lineman, told The Boston Globe after releasing a statement Tuesday saying he wanted first responders to receive the praise. “I am just a bystander, and that led to my help. Many heroes that I look upon are the people like my three [firefighter] brothers that are running into burning buildings when others are running out.
“Explosions are going off, and they are driving their cars down Boylston [Street] right into the heart of the scene. They are the people that don’t care about their safety and are worried for other people’s safety and survival.”
Andruzzi’s photo was taken as he carried a woman from the area. He was at the Boston Marathon to support the Joe Andruzzi Fo...
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For anyone who is familiar with Joe Andruzzi, this photo will come as no surprise. The former Patriots offensive lineman, who was near the Boston Marathon finish line Monday when two explosions went off on Boylston Street, was seen carrying a clearly shaken woman to safety near the scene of the blasts. Andruzzi, who battled and beat cancer in 2007 after retiring from the NFL, is...
Cancer survivor and former offensive guard Joe Andruzzi played for the Packers, Patriots and Browns between 1997 and 2006. He was one of heroes in Boston on Monday. He carried a woman to safety after two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
For anyone who is familiar with Joe Andruzzi, this photo will come as no surprise.
The former Patriots offensive lineman, who was near the Boston Marathon finish line Monday when two explosions went off on Boylston Street, was seen carrying a clearly shaken woman to safety near the scene of the blasts.
Andruzzi, who battled and beat cancer in 2007 after retiring from the NFL, is...
Former New England Patriots lineman Joe Andruzzi has gotten a lot of attention for his pic of him carrying a victim of Monday's bomb explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Andruzzi was there to support a group of runners that were participating in the Marathon to raise money for his foundation, the Joe Andruzzi Foundation.
If you ask him I would be willing...
Joe Andruzzi did a selfless act on Monday afternoon after two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, and now he’s passing the praise on to others.
A photo was released of the former Patriots offensive lineman carrying a woman to safety following the blasts. Due to the attention he received from the picture, Andruzzi has released a statement telling people...
Joe Andruzzi, long time offensive lineman for the New England Patriots, made a huge difference a woman’s life today, Andruzzi is usually protecting the likes of Tom Brady, but today during one of the most horrific days in U.S History he was protecting innocent bystanders. At the iconic Boston Marathon where 27,000 Runners run to be apart of an historic day were all rocked by...
The horrific events at the 2013 Boston Marathon have provided us with just completely unreal videos and photos from an event that traditional brought the world together, not to show us how far apart we can be.
The image above is of former New England Patriots offensive lineman Joe Andruzzi who was near the finish line, where the bombings happened. Andruzzi was there to cheer for...
Joe Andruzzi circa 2001
I’ll try to ease my way back into some Patriots stuff today, after all it is BB and my birthday, but it hasn’t been easy to think about football in the last day. Still, Patriots players like Joe Andruzzi certainly give us some hope.
Joe Andruzzi yesterday:
If there's one good thing to take from today, it's the immense heart shown by the Boston police force, firefighters and all others who went head first into danger or at the very least took the time to help.
Included amongst the many heroes from earlier today is a former Patriots, not surprisingly, that Patriot is Joe Andruzzi.
Andruzzi was an offensive lineman for the...
That’s three-time Super Bowl champion Joe Andruzzi (@Andruzzi63) carrying a lady to safety after the terroris…
A.B. 3 time Super Bowl champion.
With the tragic events of the Patriots Day Bombings at the Boston Marathon, New England Patriots players, alumni and the team itself have stepped up.
Just moments after the explosions changed lives on Bolyston Street former Patriots lineman Joe Andruzzi was in amongst the injured helping out. Andruzzi’s foundation sponsored several runners in the marathon on Monday and he...
Former Patriots lineman Joe Andruzzi helped carry a woman to safety after his Patriots Day Marathon party was hit by one of the bombs in Boston in Monday. The terror tore into one of the most patriotic and festive sports days in America.
The large gentleman carrying the distraught woman here is former New England Patriots offensive lineman Joe Andruzzi who was at this year’s Boston marathon helping run a charity and enjoying the day. For reasons still undetermined, someone then decided to try and kill as many people as possible.
This is the closest I can legitimately come to claiming some affiliation with Boston...