The last game Brocher attended was Dec. 16, when New England hosted San Francisco.
“I don’t think anybody really had a sense of the physical and mental toughness that he displayed that night just by being here and doing his job and being here for us in that type of situation,” Belichick said. “But that was kind of Donnie.
“He was never one to complain, never one to talk about how he was doing, he was just there to help the rest of us. We’ll miss him.”