|Eric Kattani shows off his painting to Patriots owner Robert Kraft. (New England Patriots)|
On this Memorial Day weekend, we wanted to pass along the story of former Navy Midshipman Eric Kettani. Signed by the Patriots in 2011, Kettani's football career was delayed by his duties to his country.
Kettani spent the first five weeks of last season on New England's practice squad before being summoned back to active duty. Kettani received his early release from the Navy in April and is now free to pursue his gridiron dreams with the Patriots.
Belichick's famous scouting father worked at the Naval Academy for more than 40 years.
Yep, it's inspired by last year's AFC Championship Game.
Somewhere, Billy Cundiff is talking and thinking about moving forward.