Offensive lineman Nick Kaczur has been one of the Patriots' more consistent players this training camp, holding down his spot at right tackle. Kaczur's foundation was built this offseason when he was named one of the team's nine offseason program award winners.
“It’s all about getting better and doing what you can to help the team win games,’’ Kaczur says in Wednesday's editions of the Boston Globe. “At the same time, it’s nice to be recognized by the coaches.’’
Offseason award winners are rated in a number of different areas among their position groups, with attendance and improvement from last season part of the consideration.
Here is the full list of Patriots winners this year: