FORMER New England Patriots player David Patten has died at 47, according to reports with Tom Brady leading tributes.
Tom Brady took to his Instagram stories to pay tribute to the late player, sharing a photo of Patten and writing “The consummate professional. RIP my friend. My love goes out to David’s family.”
According to the Richland County coroner office, Patten was riding a motorcycle on September 2 and died after a collision.
The S.C. Highway Patrol reported that the wreck involving Patten happened just after 9:30 p.m. on September 2 in the northeast part of Richland County, South Carolina.
During his time with the Patriots, Patten won three Super Bowls – XXXVI, XXXVIII, and XXXIX.
Patten also had stints at Washington Redskins, New Orleans Saints, and the Cleveland Browns.
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