Davon Godchaux mentioned the Patriots’ plan to honor Tom Brady on the 2023 residence opener


“A legend’s coming again, so we’ve positively received to point out out.”

Davon Godchaux
Davon Godchaux previous to a recreation in Dec. 2022. AP Picture/Michael Dwyer

Introduced with the Thursday morning information that the Patriots will honor Tom Brady on the crew’s 2023 residence opener, defensive lineman Davon Godchaux instantly understood the importance.

“That’s going to be huge,” Godchaux stated throughout a Thursday press convention. “Lots of people are wanting ahead to that.”

Godchaux admitted that he (like NFL followers) doesn’t really know who the Patriots will play within the crew’s first residence recreation, with the schedule set to be launched on Thursday night time. Even nonetheless, Godchaux — taking a fast detour from the same old language of the “Patriot Approach” — acknowledged that it is going to be a recreation of particular significance, and require a particular effort.

“It’s going to be thrilling to have him. We’ve positively received to get a win,” he stated. “We need to get a win each recreation, however that recreation, we’ve positively received to get a win. A legend’s coming again, so we’ve positively received to point out out.”

New England is reportedly set to open the season at residence in Week 1 in opposition to the defending NFC Champion Eagles. The schedule gained’t be any simpler, provided that the Patriots can even face the Chiefs sooner or later subsequent season.

“Very excited, since you get the matchup competitors in opposition to these guys,” Godchaux defined when requested if he relishes troublesome competitors. “The 2 finalists within the Tremendous Bowl. In fact, one crew’s received to win, one crew’s received to lose, but it surely’s very thrilling to get to play these guys.”

One a part of the crew’s schedule that has already been formally introduced: Going through the Colts in Frankfurt, Germany on Nov. 12.

“I’ve by no means been to Germany,” stated Godchaux, “in order that’s going to be thrilling touring over there.”

Originally posted 2023-05-11 18:02:59.