Report: ‘Several’ NFL owners want Tom Brady’s suspension reduced

As the entire Deflategate battle continues in the courts following Monday’s ruling to reinstate Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, the NFL office could be facing a battle on a different front. Two owners reportedly told Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole on Tuesday that the four-game suspension handed out to Brady is “too harsh.” Those unnamed owners also concluded that several...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Teams think Pats should get picks back, didn't cheat

When the never-ending story that is Deflategate first erupted 15 months ago, the general consensus among NFL teams seemed to be that the league should drop the hammer on the New England Patriots once and for all. My, how things have changed. Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoke to several NFL executives when the Patriots were stripped of two draft picks for allegedly letting air...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots present Stephen Hawking with custom ‘Pi’ jersey

The New England Patriots can now perhaps claim one of the most intelligent human beings on the planet as one of their fans. Stephen Hawking. Robert Kraft and girlfriend Ricki Noel Lander met with the brilliant theoretical physicist earlier this week as the scientist was in Boston for a lecture on Monday afternoon at Harvard regarding black holes. The Patriots owner presented...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Kraft: Football life lessons 'worth the risk' of concussions

Robert Kraft is well-aware of the report published Thursday in The New York Times stating the NFL omitted at least 100 concussions as part of its concussion research from 1996 to 2001. The New England Patriots owner also is well-aware of the league’s rebuttal to the story and the positives that can come from playing football despite the inherent health risks involved with contact...
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Jonathan Kraft explains why Patriots didn’t sue NFL for first-round pick

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft made it clear to fans Monday that he’s still trying to recoup the team’s first-round pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, though it’s fairly obvious it’s a fruitless endeavor. Kraft wrote a letter to Goodell, which reportedly has “zero chance” in resulting in a recovered draft pick. Many fans are still wondering why the team didn’t...
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft Trying To Recoup Patriots Draft Pick Through Letter To NFL

Nearly a year after accepting the NFL’s punishment over Deflategate, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has had a change of heart. Kraft told reporters Monday in Boca Raton, Fla., at the NFL Annual Meeting that the Patriots are trying to recover the 2016 first-round draft pick lost as part of the team’s discipline over Deflategate. “I don’t think you’ll see any momentum...
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Kraft wrote letter to Goodell asking for draft picks back

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft revealed on Monday that he wrote a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell outlining reasons why he believes his team should be given its first-round draft pick back. Kraft said he wrote the letter toward the end of the season and asked Goodell to take note of new information while reconsidering the punishment handed down to the Patriots...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Robert Kraft compares Tom Brady to Peyton, Eli Manning

With the Denver Broncos’ Super Bowl 50 win, the Manning brothers finally have caught up to Tom Brady. Peyton and Eli Manning each have two Super Bowl wins, while Brady won his fourth last season. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was quick to point that out Wednesday in a one-on-one interview with WCVB-TV’s Maria Stephanos. “I happened to see Archie (Manning) there...
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

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