Found July 04, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

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According to Curt Nickisch of WBUR, the city of Boston is the using cannons for their fourth of July celebration that were meant to be used for the New England Patriots Super Bowl parade.  Of course as we all know, the Patriots ended up losing last season’s Super Bowl, so the cannons were never used.

At least they decided to use them for something else, instead of just throwing them out after losing the Super Bowl.

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