Patriots To Honor Kevin Faulk At Halftime On Sunday
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BOSTON (CBS) – The New England Patriots are giving fans a chance to celebrate Kevin Faulk’s amazing career with the team.
Faulk will be honored in a special halftime ceremony on Sunday afternoon when the Patriots take on the Buffalo Bills.
A three-time Super Bowl Champion, Faulk announced his retirement on October 10 after spending his entire 13-year career with the Patriots. He retired the Patriots all-time leader in all-purpose yards (12,349) and kickoff return yards (4,098) and is the team’s all-time leader in receptions by a running back, totaling 431 in his career.
After being drafted in the second round of the 1999 draft, Faulk played in 161 games for New England and accumulated 3,607 yards rushing with 16 touchdowns, caught 431 passes for 3,701 receiving yards and 15 touchdowns, returned 182 kicks for 4,098 yards and two touchdowns and returned 101 punts for 943 yards.
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The Patriots will also honor offensive lineman Matt Light, who retired last spring, at a game later this season.
Tune in to Patriots-Bills at 1p.m. on Sunday afternoon on WBZ-TV and 98.5 The Sports Hub. Pregame coverage begins on 98.5 with Patriots Preview at 10 a.m., followed by three hours of post game coverage following the game. WBZ-TV’s coverage kicks off at 11:30 a.m. with Patriots GameDay, with Tom Brady and Bill Belichick’s press conferences on Patriots 5th Quarter.