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Sammy Morris: Ed Block Courage Award winner

Posted by Mike Reiss, Globe Staff January 22, 2009 03:15 PM

Every year, one member from each NFL team is honored with the Ed Block Courage Award, and this year's Patriots recipient is running back Sammy Morris.

The award goes to the player who exemplifies the principles of courage and sportsmanship, and serves as an inspiration to his teammates.

Morris and the other award winners will be honored March 10 in Baltimore.

A look at past Patriots winners:

  • 2008 -- Sammy Morris
  • 2007 -- Steve Neal
  • 2006 -- Rodney Harrison
  • 2005 -- Tedy Bruschi
  • 2004 -- Rosevelt Colvin
  • 2003 -- Mike Vrabel
  • 2002 -- Joe Andruzzi
  • 2001 -- Ted Johnson
  • 2000 -- Tedy Bruschi
  • 1999 -- Drew Bledsoe
  • 1998 -- Troy Brown
  • 1997 -- David Meggett
  • 1996 -- Sam Gash
  • 1995 -- Vincent Brown
  • 1994 -- Tim Goad
  • 1993 -- Bruce Armstrong
  • 1992 -- Irving Fryar
  • 1991 -- Fred Marion
  • 1990 -- Ronnie Lippett
  • 1989 -- Kenneth Sims
  • 1988 -- Garin Veris
  • 1987 -- Lin Dawson
  • 1986 -- Steve Nelson
  • 1985 -- Pete Brock
  • 1984 -- Steve Grogan

  • 5 comments so far...
    1. Congrats to Sammy!

      Posted by Jess January 22, 09 03:59 PM
    1. In retrospect, Meggett may not have been such a great choice...

      Posted by Paul January 22, 09 04:49 PM
    1. Ed Block? You mean Missed Block on Bernard Pollard...

      Posted by Classless January 23, 09 01:41 AM
    1. Congratulations to Sammy! He has been a great addition to the team.

      Posted by enp January 23, 09 08:34 AM
    1. classless is... well classless

      Posted by classless January 28, 09 01:06 PM
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