Patriots exercise Nate Solder’s fifth-year option

The New England Patriots have exercised the fifth-year option on left tackle Nate Solder’s contract. One more player officially had his 5th year option exercised on Wednesday – T Nate Solder (New England) — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) April 23, 2014 Solder will be paid the average salary of the top 25 players at offensive lineman, minus the top three. The projected...
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Matthew Slater humbled by Robert Kraft's comments

One of the more interesting things to happen during the offseason (in an offseason that had more than enough interesting things happen) actually occurred at the Super Bowl when Robert Kraft was speaking with reporters. When asked about how the Patriots planned to approach the offseason, Kraft noted that the team would obviously need to free up some money for free agents but then...
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Brandon Spikes: ‘Icing on my cake to hand the Patriots two big L’s this year’

Buffalo Bills linebacker Brandon Spikes took some more shots at his former team, the New England Patriots, Wednesday. Spikes, who played his first four seasons in New England, signed a one-year deal with Buffalo this offseason. The 26-year-old Spikes, who was critical of the Patriots for placing him on injured reserve in January, took to Twitter Wednesday to rant against his...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft thanks Adam Carolla for being a proponent of raising the goal posts

Adam Carolla was a guest on Rich Eisen's podcast when Robert Kraft made an impromptu call to the show. Kraft decided to thank Carolla for being a long-time proponent of raising the goal posts, something which the league adapted this year after the Patriots proposed raising the posts five feet. “We always like to speak with influential opinion makers who can change...
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Robert Kraft Calls Into Podcast To Thank Adam Carolla For Raised Goal Posts

Rich Eisen had a very special guest on his podcast on Thursday. Eisen was scheduled to have comedian Adam Carolla, Oakland Raiders running back Maurice Jones-Drew and film director Ivan Reitman on the “Rich Eisen Podcast”, but he received an impromptu phone call from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft during the show’s second segment. Kraft called in to thank Carolla for...
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Robert Kraft trying to talk Vince Wilfork into sticking around

The Boston Herald reported on Monday that Patriots defensive tackle Vince Wilfork cleaned out his locker at Gellette Stadium. Patriots owner Robert Kraft told reporters on Monday that he’s hopeful they’ll be able to work things out. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Kraft has been in contact with Wilfork. If you’re curious about slight optimism emerging from #Patriots...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft “hopes” they’re able to keep Vince Wilfork

Patriots owner Robert Kraft is hopeful they’ll be able to work things out with Vince Wilfork. Robert Kraft on V. Wilfork: "I very much hope we get it done & I believe he very much would like to do it as well. We'll see what happens." — Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) March 24, 2014 The Patrito’s asked Wilfork to tale a pay cut and in response he told them to release...
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March 24, 2014  |  1 Comment

Power Rankings: Where’s Robert Kraft of the Patriots rank among all NFL owners?

In any business, success or failure tends to trickle down from the top. Very rarely does having someone incompetent in the ultimate position of power not lead to disastrous results throughout the organization. And conversely, having the right person in charge tends to ultimately lead to success. This is certainly the case in the National Football League. Teams with solid ownership...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Jay-Z and Patriots owner Robert Kraft (Photo)

Rand Getlin of Yahoo! Sports shared this photo of Patriots owner Robert Kraft and rapper Jay-Z on the red carpet during last night’s anniversary celebration at the 40/40 club. Jay-Z may as well get to know Kraft since I’m sure the two will be closely working together down the road with Jay’s Roc nation Sports agency. Need NFL Tickets? The post Jay-Z and Patriots owner...
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June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Putin: I did not steal Kraft's SB ring

Russian president Vladimir Putin's spokesman called Robert Kraft's story about his stolen Super Bowl ring 'weird' and said it it not true.

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June 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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