The Hall of Fame Game has always been about the fans. Players and coaches have never really liked having to play a fifth preseason game.
Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald made that pretty clear in a tweet after the Cardinals and Cowboys were announced as the teams playing in the 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio.
Worst news ever! 5 pre season games & an extra week of training camp. Smh…
“I felt like I wasn’t playing that bad (at the time of the trade),” Van Noy told reporters Monday at Super Bowl 51 Opening Night, via the Detroit Free Press. “I felt like I was improving each week, and that’s what it was all about. But they wanted to move on from me, so it is what it is.
“I’m in a better spot now. I’m in the Super Bowl.”
After starting seven games for the Lions, Van Noy sat out his first two games with the Patriots before getting two starts while appearing in each game since Week 11.
“The first day of practice, I had a pick,” Van Noy said. “So I think that was like, ‘All right.'”
“First and foremost, Bill Belichick has been an active supporter of the World War II Foundation since we produced the first of our films in 2006,” Gray said, in a media release. “Coach Belichick understands our mission because he is a student of military history and is very proud of the service of his own Patriots Cheap Jerseys father Steve, who served in both Europe and the Pacific in World War II.”