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Patriots All-Time Great Bracket: #1 Gino Cappelletti vs. #16 David Givens

Patriots Great of the 1960s vs. a Patriots WR that was a key contributor in 2003-2004 playoff runs.

Gino Cappelletti back in the Boston Patriots days.
Gino Cappelletti back in the Boston Patriots days.

In other expected blowout match-up, we have Gino Cappelletti facing David Givens. Cappelletti is expected to crush Givens in this contest given his great play in the 1960s and his wonderful commentary through the 2011 season as a radio analyst after hanging up the spikes.

Gino Cappelletti:

  • Original Patriot, played 11 seasons with the team
  • 5-time AFL All-Star
  • Teamed up with QB Babe Parilli to form the Grand Opera Twins
  • Retired as Patriots All-Time Scorer, which has since been broken by both Adam Vinatieri and Stephen Gostkowski
  • Long Time Radio Voice for the Patriots, teaming up with long-time broadcaster Gil Santos
  • Inducted into National Italian-American Sports Hall of Fame
  • His #20 jersey officially retired by the team
David Givens:
  • Drafted 253rd overall in 2002 out of the University of Notre Dame
  • Played 4 seasons in New England
  • 2-time Super Bowl Champion (XXXVIII and XXXIX)
  • Scored a TD in 5 straight playoff games, including Super Bowl XXXVIII and XXXIX
  • Retired as Patriots All-Time postseason TD leader, which has since been broken by TE Rob Gronkowski