Robert Kraft: With Amazon pact, the future is in ‘OTT’ deals

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says that the deal made with the league and Amazon will usher in a new era of ‘over the top’ livestreaming deals, aka ‘OTTs.’ Per the New York Post, “Amazon will charge advertisers $2.8 million for an “OTT” ad package around its 10 Thursday night games, Reuters revealed on Thursday. Amazon paid $50 million for the non-exclusive...
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Jim Brown participates in Touchdown in Israel II trip

For the second time in as many years, New England Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft helped sponsor “Touchdown in Israel II,” which saw 18 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame accompany Kraft on an ambassador trip to Isreal. For the second time in two years, thanks to the generosity of New England Patriots Chairman and CEO Robert Kraft, a group of Pro Football Hall of...
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Robert Kraft on Deflategate: ‘I don’t hold grudges, but I never forget’

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft once considered himself friends with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The two have been seen as chummy for the better part of Kraft’s tenure as the Patriots’ owner.That all changed when the NFL punished the Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady for their alleged role in the Deflategate scandal during the 2015 playoffs.Speaking up about the...
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Robert Kraft on Deflategate: “I don’t hold grudges but I never forget”

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said earlier this week that his relationship with Patriots owner Robert Kraft “was never strained” despite the #Deflategate investigation. Kraft may not be reading off the same script. One of the commissioner’s 32 bosses told Claire Atkinson of the New York Post a slightly different version. “I don’t hold grudges but…
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1 day ago

Robert Kraft: Amazon deal shows where NFL is headed on TV

Amazon will stream NFL games to its Prime subscribers this season, which represents a new source of revenue for the NFL, but a small one: Although the precise amount of money Amazon has paid for NFL deals has been disputed, suffice to say it’s peanuts compared to what NBC, CBS, FOX, ESPN and DirecTV pay…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 day ago

Robert Kraft: Football has never been safer

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is in Israel, promoting football with 18 members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. As is the case so often these days, the safety of football was a topic of conversation.Per Aron Heller of the Associated Press, Kraft actually lauded the safety of the league, saying “I don’t think the game has ever been safer than it is now.”“I mean...
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Roger Goodell: Friendship with Robert Kraft ‘was never strained’

The friendship between NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft without question hit several rough patches throughout the course of the protracted Deflategate saga. But it certainly appears that the two may be headed toward a reconciliation of sorts.Goodell joined Kraft in Jerusalem on Tuesday for the opening of the Kraft Family Sports Complex and...
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New England Patriots: Robert Kraft is the biggest key to success

The New England Patriots recently celebrated their fifth Super Bowl victory in franchise history with a Super Bowl Ring Party at owner Bob Kraft’s house earlier this week.  Many players were able to finally get their hands on their first Super Bowl ring, but, since the Patriots won Super Bowl XLIX just two years prior, many on the roster were able to collect their second piece...
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LOOK: Patriots troll Falcons with biggest Super Bowl ring ever

The New England Patriots received their Super Bowl 51 championship rings at a private party held at owner Robert Kraft’s home on Friday night.Here’s what the scene looked like: Now, let’s get to the rings. They’re the biggest Super Bowl rings ever, and there’s a troll job attached to them. There are 283 diamonds in total, which is obvious a veiled shot at the Falcons, who...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kraft on Deflategate sanctions: ‘Envy and jealousy are incurable diseases’

The New England Patriots have maintained all along that no one in their organization intentionally deflated footballs before or during the AFC Championship Game in 2015, and Robert Kraft is sticking to that story.Kraft, who has made it clear on several occasions that he believes Tom Brady and the team were unfairly penalized, discussed the Deflategate sanctions while attending a...
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May 03, 2017  |  Discuss

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