Quick-hit thoughts around NFL & Pats - New England Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston Running back Curtis Martin went into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a New York Jet, as one would expect, considering he played eight of his 11 seasons with them. But today, he returns to Foxborough as one of the Patriots' honorary captains. Martin's presence is tied to the Patriots' celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Any disagreement that Martin is "The Greatest Patriot Who Got Away?" This will likely be a very split decision between Pats fans and Martin coming back. On the upside none of the Jets fans will like it.