Welcome to PatsFans.com

Ron Burton award

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by BradyManny, Aug 31, 2010.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. BradyManny

    BradyManny Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Messages:
    9,780
    Likes Received:
    32
    Ratings:
    +91 / 4 / -0

    Reiss:

    Who will win '10 Ron Burton award? - New England Patriots Blog - ESPN Boston

    Not specifically football related, but an awful lot of Patriots are very involved in charity and giving back, and they deserve recognition of that.

    Pure speculation but I can see them giving it to the face of the franchise in Brady this year, for a few reasons. One, obviously the guy is rather involved in charity. But I also think the team is trying to highlight his leadership skills and set him as an example for the young guys to follow. Charity & community involvement is part of that package. Of course, they did just give him the Ed Block award, so maybe they wouldn't follow that up so soon.
     
  2. jmt57

    jmt57 Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2005
    Messages:
    13,393
    Likes Received:
    160
    Ratings:
    +518 / 0 / -3

    Vince Wilfork seems to get involved in a lot of charity work every year and he has not won this award previously.

    It's really hard to say who might receive the award because from what I have read, the vast majority of charity work done by the Patriots goes unnoticed by the media (and therefore also by us, the fans.)
     
  3. BradyManny

    BradyManny Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2006
    Messages:
    9,780
    Likes Received:
    32
    Ratings:
    +91 / 4 / -0

    Good call - Big Vince would be an excellent choice, and would have the same practical effects as I mentioned with Brady. I think having it be a central player on the team would be a good thing this year, coming off a season where the team's character and leadership was questioned.
     
  4. jmt57

    jmt57 Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 13, 2005
    Messages:
    13,393
    Likes Received:
    160
    Ratings:
    +518 / 0 / -3

    Some commentary on Wilfork's award:

    It Is What It Is Wilfork wins 2010 Ron Burton Community Service Award


    BostonHerald.com - Blogs: Rap Sheet Blog Archive An emotional Patriots NT Vince Wilfork wins the Ron Burton Community Service Award

    [​IMG]
     
  5. DarrylS

    DarrylS PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    41,796
    Likes Received:
    180
    Ratings:
    +365 / 11 / -27

    Good choice...
     
  6. IcyPatriot

    IcyPatriot ------------- PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    39,122
    Likes Received:
    475
    Ratings:
    +1,050 / 9 / -19

    #87 Jersey

    Great choice ... well deserved Vince.
     
  7. ahmed

    ahmed Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Joined:
    Sep 21, 2008
    Messages:
    749
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    I have a great deal of respect for people who give back... great for Vince:rocker:
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>