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Before everyone goes ballistic, remember Roger Goodell works for the NFL and it’s owners. Goodell was featured on ESPN’s Outside The Lines this morning, and during the telecast Patriots owner Robert Kraft was asked about Goodell as a commissioner. Mr. Kraft didn’t mince words when describing what kind of Commissioner Goodell is. According to Pro Football Talk, Kraft said that “I think we really lucked out with him as commissioner.” “I think we really lucked out with him as commissioner,” Kraft said. “I think Roger, once he assumed this position, really runs the NFL like he owns it and thinks like an owner.” Kraft was extremely honest when he stated that he didn’t look the job Goodell does from the player’s point of view. “To be honest, I really don’t focus on how players view the commissioner,” Kraft said. “All I know is he’s very tough but very fair, and he’s doing a job, and it’s not going to help him win popularity contests. I want him to do things just the way he
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The New England Patriots obviously have love for their quarterback Tom Brady.
His recent contract extension has been subject to praise, speculation, doubt and all things in between.
Patriots owner Robert Kraft disclosed the mindset behind the deal that everyone is talking about.
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Baltimore Ravens star linebacker Terrell Suggs openly expressed his hate of the New England Patriots franchise to the media again; this isn’t the first time Suggs expressed his hatred for the Patriots, but there is a lot of truth in his claims.
The majority of fans, coaches and players who are not part of the Patriots organization hate them, but this isn’t just a case of haters...
New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington told SiriusXM NFL Radio that he would love to re-up with the Pats.
“I love my teammates, I enjoy being here and definitely want things to work out; there’s mutual interest on both sides as far as trying to get something done. [But] it’s a business,” Arrington said, per ESPNBoston,com. “So you just have to let it play out and...
Tom Brady’s new contract extension has been debated ad nauseum. You already know how we feel about it, so there’s no reason to get into that again.
But now that the world has realized that Brady didn’t really take less money, instead he got a raise, Peter King got Patriots owner Robert Kraft on the horn so he could defend the contract.
In a hollow attempt to show everyone that...
According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, the New England Patriots have decided not to use the franchise tag this year.
The Patriots decided against using the franchise tag, I’m told. So Vollmer, Welker and Talib will be UFAs if unsigned by 3/12.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 4, 2013
Even though the Patriots won’t use the tag, they’ll continue to negotiate on extending...
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has been on Peter King's Monday Morning QB discussing how the deal to keep Tom Brady a Patriot for life. And Kraft proved the Patriots aren't as cold hearted as they appear when it comes to sentimentality. (Read the whole article here.)
‘’I just didn't want to ever see this become like Joe Montana leaving San Francisco...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the New England Patriots aren’t expected to place the franchise tag on wide receiver Wes Welker today, even though today is the deadline to do so.
If the Patriots don’t tag Welker today and don’t sign him to an extension before March 12th, he’ll hit the free agent market and have the ability to sign elsewhere.
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[HD] 2012 New England Patriots Highlights (by CathalNFLFilms)
New Pats highlight film popped up to help get us through Monday!
Tom Brady was initially praised for his "team-first" intentions when extending and restructuring his contract last week to help ease the New England Patriots' salary cap situation.But it didn't take long for the skeptics to chime in, questioning whether Brady would play it out in its current language or if there would be yet another re-do on the deal when he gets...
For four consecutive seasons the Patriots made use of the franchise tag, but as of Monday that streak has been snapped.
The Patriots declined to place the franchise tag on any of their players, meaning that the speculated-upon names — Wes Welker, Aqib Talib and Sebastian Vollmer — are all set to hit free agency. Likewise, the team’s odds of retaining any of those players varies...
Why did Zoltan Mesko feel inclined to tweet a photo of himself in a Speedo holding chihuahuas while ankle-deep in a swimming pool? Has Tom Brady’s prowess for highly mockable fab photos spread throughout the entire Patriots roster? Is Mesko yet another of the league’s many SOOPER ZANY punters? Or is it just because the endless off-season does this sort of thing to all of us?...
When the news broke that Tom Brady and the New England Patriots had agreed on a 3-year, $27 million extension, many assumed Brady took a hometown discount for the Patriots. Assuredly so because market value for a top quarterback dictates that yearly salary should be in the $18-$20 million range (just ask Joe Flacco). But [...]
‘Sound FX’ 2012 New England Patriots (by leandergt650)
The start of NFL free agency is a little over a week away, and the Patriots’ three biggest free agents appear headed to the open market.
The Patriots decided against using the franchise tag for the first time in five years on Monday. That leaves Wes Welker, Aqib Talib and Sebastian Vollmer all staring down the possibility of free agency.
Welker, 31, was close to this scenario last...