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The New England Patriots Dig Navy Football

Published by on May 5, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

Maybe it’s a bit of a tribute to his late father or maybe they are just quality players...

Whatever the reason, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick can’t get enough of Navy football players, having signed three from the Academy who each have military commitments ahead of them.

This year, it was running back Eric Kettani and wide receivers Shun White and Tyree Barnes.

A couple of seasons ago, it was legendary Midshipman fullback and general douche Kyle Eckel.

Turns out, Belichick’s late father Steve was an assistant with Navy football for many years, so it seems pretty natural that the Patriots load up the practice squad with disciplined players from a program with ...

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