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Jonathan Kraft: Patriots haven’t apologized to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen

The crazy situation known as Deflategate took another interesting turn Thursday when ESPN’s Chris Mortensen went on an Arizona sports radio station and said Patriots owner Robert Kraft and president Jonathan Kraft apologized to him. Jonathan Kraft went on 98.5 The Sports Hub before the Patriots’ road preseason game against the Carolina Panthers on Friday night, and he denied...
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Chris Mortensen doubles down on controversial DeflateGate report, claims Krafts have apologized to him

Just in case you thought we were done with the mind-boggling twists and turns when it comes to the reporting about DeflateGate, it’s time once again to take a wrecking ball to what we think we know about what we think we know. Embattled ESPN “NATIONAL NFL INSIDER” (it’s apparently important to use that title now) Chris Mortensen talked about his controversial DeflateGate...
Via Awful Announcing
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Chris Mortensen denies being played by NFL source about Deflategate, says Krafts apologized to him

Chris Mortensen denies that he was played by an NFL source regarding Deflategate, even though his initial report — which later proved to be false — helped kick the scandal into high gear and made the Patriots look a lot worse than the true numbers actually indicated. Mort’s original report shortly after the AFC Championship Game stated that 11 of 12 Patriots’ footballs checked...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mortensen: Krafts called me to apologize amid Deflategate drama

Chris Mortensen sure has irked New England Patriots fans throughout Deflategate. Mortensen acknowledged earlier this month he could have done a “better job vetting” his original report that 11 of the 12 footballs the Patriots used in their AFC Championship Game win over the Indianapolis Colts were found to be underinflated by 2 pounds per square inch. The ESPN NFL insider continues...
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Report: Patriots register 'We Are All Patriots' trademark

Robert Kraft’s words still resonate with New England Patriots fans. Kraft stepped to the podium following New England’s first Super Bowl win in 2002, just five months after the Sept. 11 attacks. “Today,” Kraft declared, “we are all Patriots.” Those words stuck, as Kraft said them again after the Patriots defeated the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX. The phrase...
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Anonymous owner: Deflategate 'embarrassing to our league'

Just about everyone’s sick of Deflategate at this point. That includes at least one NFL owner not named Robert Kraft. The entire process has been far too drawn out, and when it’s finally all said and done, it’s unlikely anyone comes out of this whole thing actually looking good. Bleacher Report spoke with an anonymous NFL owner who really summed up the entire saga as well...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kraft: Brady is a great human being, believe him implicitly

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made it clear under no uncertain terms that not only does Tom Brady have his unequivocal support but the entire organization as the quarterback wages war against the NFL over his four-game suspension. Kraft called Brady the greatest quarterback of all-time and indicated that he has learned not to say much about things until it’s all said...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots owner Robert Kraft leaves Viacom’s board of directors

You may not have known that New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft sat on the board of directors for Viacom Corporation. Well as of this week, he is no longer a member of that board. Kraft told the company that he could no longer fulfill his duties on the board. In an SEC filing, Viacom noted that Kraft submitted his resignation on Wednesday: “Robert K. Kraft notified the board...
Via Awful Announcing
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft: NFL leaked false info on PSI, never corrected it

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft unloaded on the NFL on Wednesday in the wake of Tom Brady’s four-game suspension being upheld. One of Kraft’s main sticking points was that the NFL has planted false information and never bothered to correct it. When the Deflategate scandal first erupted back in January, a report from ESPN’s...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kraft sends Browner Super Bowl ring with nice personal note

With his physicality, airtight coverage, and big-playmaking ability, cornerback Brandon Browner was a huge difference-maker on the Patriots defense during their Super Bowl run last season. Browner, who signed with the Saints on a three-year deal this offseason, finally received his championship ring in the mail on Thursday and shared it on social media. The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

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