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Thursday September 25, 2008 1:58 pm

New England Patriots WR Troy Brown Retires

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Troy Brown

In today’s world of sports, there aren’t too many athletes that stay with one team, which makes New England Patriots wide receiver Troy Brown stand out amongst NFL players, as well as other sports.  For 15 seasons, Brown donned the Patriots uniform and now holds the team record for receptions (557).  He made the Pro-Bowl once, but ask any teammate of his and he’ll tell you that he was a Pro-Bowler every year thanks to his “team-first” mentality and doing whatever was needed to win.  In recent seasons, Brown’s abilities had decreased and with the signing of WR Randy Moss and WR Wes Welker before last season, the writing was on the wall.  Despite that, Brown will always be loved in the New England area as he contributed in a big way to the Patriots’ three Super Bowl titles.  Brown will be missed for not only his play, but mostly his attitude.

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