FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Matt Light and Kevin Faulk, who will serve as honorary captains for the Patriots this Sunday for the AFC Championship Game, met with local media on Friday.
"To have the opportunity to do this, and know the guys that have done it in the past like Ty (Law), (Tedy) Bruschi and Drew (Bledsoe), it's an honor," Faulk said. "You never think about what's going to happen at the end when you're playing football. I never thought I was going to play 13 years in the NFL, and to accomplish the accomplishments that we accomplished as a football team, and to see this organization still on that same path after so many years, it just speaks volume to that organization, the players, the coaches, just everybody around. Once again I'd like to say thank you for the opportunity to Mr. Kraft and the Patriots' organization."
"To have the Kraft family honor us in this way, to share this special moment at this time of the year when everybody is amped up, it's truly a blessing," added Light. "And as Kevin said, the time that I've spent here, the time that Kevin spent here, you look back on it and you say as an organization, as a coaching staff and as the guys you play with, as all those things were combined to form what we experienced, it doesn't get any better. And we really appreciate it, and we're really looking forward to it."