By: Ian Logue
The Patriots announced this morning that they’ll honor fallen MIT officerÂ Sean Collier with a moment of silence before tonight’s exhibition game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Collier was allegedly shot and killed by the accused Boston Marathon bombing suspects. Â According to Surveillance camera video, the footage showed the two suspects creeping up on Collier’s squad car from behindÂ andÂ Police Chief John DiFava said Collier, “didn’t stand a chance.”
He was reportedly shot five times, with two of those rounds being to the head.
It’s certainly a touching move as Collier, who can be seen in this photo from Twitter at a Patriots game wearing a Wes Welker jersey, was obviously a fan of the team: