The New England Patriots officially opened their 2009 training camp on Thursday, last week. Which means the team led by QB Tom Brady, WR’s Randy Moss and Wes Welker, along with coach Bill Belichick. As well as the rest of the team are primed and ready for another run for at the Vince Lombardi trophy. The Patriots who are also celebrating their 50th season in the National Football League, have just revealed their 50th Anniversary team.
The 50th Anniversary team, as well as the four all-decade teams, were selected by a committee, which was made up of various members of the media, alumni and staff. All players were discussed and debated on, then selected through by a closed ballot.
The Patriots will honor the 50th Anniversary team during a halftime ceremony at the teams 2009 regular season opener verse the Buffalo Bills, on September 7,2009. Which also just happens to the opening night for Monday Night Football on ESPN.
New England Patriots 50th Anniversary Team:
OT Bruce Armstrong OT Matt Light
G John Hannah G Logan Mankins
C Jon Morris TE Ben Coates
WR Stanley Morgan WR Troy Brown WR Irving Fryar
QB Tom Brady
RB Jim Nance RB Sam Cunningham
DE Julius Adams DE Richard Seymour
DT Houston Antwine DT Vince Wilfork
OLB Andre Tippett OLB Mike Vrabel
ILB Steve Nelson ILB Nick Buoniconti
CB Mike Hayes CB Ty Law
S Fred Marion S Rodney Harrison
K Adam Vinatieri P Rich Camarillo
SPT Mosi Tatupu KR/PR Kevin Faulk
WR/K Gino Cappelletti
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