Nowadays on the BeachLifestyle Radio Show, Host Neil Haley will job interview just one of the biggest Offensive Linemen in NFL background, remember to welcome Matt Light-weight to the show!
Light-weight has performed in one hundred fifty five online games with 153 commences about 9 seasons with New England (2001-ten). His one hundred forty online games are the 3rd maximum total of any lively participant, trailing only Kevin Faulk (154) and Tom Brady (143).
In his ten seasons in New England, Light-weight has been a aspect of 7 division championships, four meeting titles and a few Tremendous Bowl crowns.
In 2009, Light-weight was aspect of an offensive line that authorized the fewest sacks (eighteen) by a Patriots line because the NFL moved to a 16-sport plan in 1978.
In 2008, Light-weight started each sport at left deal with as aspect of an offensive line that was a aspect of the most effective rushing year for the Patriots in far more than twenty several years in phrases of rushing yards, rushing touchdowns and ordinary yards per carry.
Light-weight was named to the Connected Press All-Pro initially team in 2007, and earned AFC Pro Bowl honors in 2006 and 2007. He is just one of four Patriots offensive tackles to get paid Pro Bowl honors because the 1970 AFL-NFL merger, becoming a member of Patriots Corridor of Famer Bruce Armstrong, Leon Gray and Brian Holloway.
Light-weight contributed to a Patriots offense that established all-time NFL information with 589 details and 75 touchdowns in 2007.
Light-weight was a aspect of an offensive line that liked just one of the most productive seasons in club background in 2004, paving the way for the team to ordinary far more than four yards per carry for the initially time in 19 seasons and aiding working back again Corey Dillon established a solitary-year franchise history with 1,635 rushing yards.
Light-weight was a member of an offensive line that authorized Patriots’ rushers to obtain far more than 200 rushing yards twice in 2004, 225 rushing yards in opposition to Cleveland (twelve/five/04) and 208 rushing yards in opposition to Buffalo (eleven/14/04), marking the initially time in 6 several years the team has exceeded 200 net yards rushing.
Light-weight was a aspect of a Patriots offensive line that authorized just 58 sacks from 2003-04. The two-year total is the most effective because New England authorized fifty seven sacks from 1995-ninety six.
Light-weight started all a few postseason online games in 2003 as aspect of an offensive line that did not enable a sack in the playoffs as Tom Brady attempted 126 passes, and the Patriots claimed the Tremendous Bowl XXXVIII championship.
The Light-weight Basis
In February of 2003, Matt founded the Light-weight Basis, a charity that awards scholarships to large college college students in the areas he has performed soccer: his hometown of Greenville, Ohio, West Lafayette, Ind. and New England. Matt’s basis donated new weights, jerseys and machines to his former large college team this earlier off-year.
Facts on Matt’s Basis can be located on www.mattlightfoundation.org