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Bruschi Named Third Honorary Captain For Patriots

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Former New England Patriots Tedy Bruschi reacts during a halftime ceremony honoring his playing career as the Patriots host the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on December 6, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Former New England Patriots Tedy Bruschi reacts during a halftime ceremony honoring his playing career as the Patriots host the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on December 6, 2010 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

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BOSTON (CBS) – The New England Patriots have named former linebacker Tedy Brushci as their third honorary captain for Sunday’s AFC Championship game against the Ravens.

One of the all-time fan favorites from the Patriots organization, Brushci will join Troy Brown and Ty Law for the coin toss Sunday when the Patriots battle the Ravens for a trip to the Super Bowl.

Listen: Ty Law On Gresh & Zo

The Patriots are naming four players from the 1996 AFC championship team who were also part of the 2001 Super Bowl team to serve as honorary captains.

The fourth and final captain will be announced on Friday.

Willie McGinest, Lawyer Milloy, Drew Bledsoe and Adam Vinatieri are a few of the names that could fill the final spot.

Read: Troy Brown Named Honorary Captain

Tune in to the AFC Championship game between the New England Patriots and Baltimore Ravens Sunday, January 22 at 3pm on 98.5 The Sports Hub and WBZ-TV. Pregame coverage begins with Patriots GameDay at 11:30am on WBZ-TV, with Patriots Preview beginning at noon on the Hub!

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