Patriots Grogan and Bledsoe Caught in Retired Numbers Game

December 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Every time I see Zoltan Mesko line up for a punt or Julian Edelman catch a pass, I ask myself why aren’t these numbers retired or at least taken out of circulation?
There is no doubt that former quarterbacks Steve Grogan and Drew Bledsoe have made their impressions on the history of the New England Patriots franchise.
Grogan was the gutsy field general for New England in the 70’s and 80’s.
Bledsoe was the face of the Patriots throughout the 90’s and one of the major factors why the team is not playing in St. Louis today.
The New England Patriots have a team Hall of Fame with the following inductees: Steve Nelson, John Hannah, Andre Tippett, Nick Buoniconti, Gino Cappelletti, Bob Dee, Jim Lee Hunt, Babe Parilli, Mike Haynes, Bruce Armstrong, Ben Coates, Stanley Morgan and Jim Nance.
And, yes, Steve Grogan is a member of this esteemed class and deservedly so.
Drew Bledsoe is sure to be inducted to Hall at Patriots Place in the not so ...

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