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  • Report: All Patriots To Stand For National Anthem Against Panthers

    09/27/2017 1:10:31 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 195 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | 27 September 2017
    Just one week after many members of the Patriots kneeled during the national anthem, a new report indicates that they will all stand together as a team next time out. A league source told CSNNE’s Gary Tanguay on Tuesday that all Patriots players will stand during the national anthem before next Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers at Gillette Stadium. Many stood and interlocked their arms during the anthem last Sunday before the game against the Texans, while a large portion kneeled. Teams across the league had similar demonstrations last Sunday, which were mostly a response to controversial comments made...
  • Patriots Now Might Owe Aaron Hernandez Millions

    04/20/2017 3:05:09 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    New York Post ^ | April 20, 2017 | Laura Italiano
    Now that Aaron Hernandez may have his conviction posthumously vacated — under an obscure Massachusetts legal doctrine — the Patriots could owe him money, a lawyer said Thursday. The Pats may actually be contractually obligated to pay Hernandez’s estate a $3.5 million bonus that was stopped hours after his murder arrest in 2013, attorney William Kennedy told the CBS affiliate in Boston. Kennedy represents the families of Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu. Hernandez was acquitted in their shooting murders last week — only to commit suicide Wednesday in the Massachusetts prison cell where he was serving life without parole...
  • Hernandez found NOT GUILTY

    04/14/2017 12:22:54 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 47 replies
    BOSTON (WHDH) - After six days of deliberations, the jury in the double-murder trial of Aaron Hernandez found him not guilty for the 2012 murders of two men in Boston’s South End. The former New England Patriots tight end was on trial for the killings of Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu after one of them accidentally spilled a drink on him at the Cure Lounge. Throughout the trial, his lawyers argued that it was Hernandez’s friend, Alexander Bradley, who shot the men in a drug deal while parked at a stop light.
  • The Supper Bowl! The Trumps, the Japanese prime minister and his wife are joined by New England

    02/10/2017 11:22:39 PM PST · by ColdOne · 40 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 2/11/17 | Geoff Earle
    Full title....................................... The Supper Bowl! The Trumps, the Japanese prime minister and his wife are joined by New England Patriots owner for dinner at Mar-a-Lago after the First Family fly to Florida on Air Force One..........................................President Donald Trump welcomed the Japanese prime minister and his wife to his ‘winter White House’ in Mar-a-Lago after jetting off for a weekend of ‘golf diplomacy’. At a dinner on Friday evening at the luxurious resort, President Trump was joined by his wife Melania, Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie as well as Robert Kraft, the owner of the Super Bowl winners the New...
  • President Trump's Superbowl Champions Tweet

    02/05/2017 8:05:52 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 68 replies
    Twitter ^ | 2/4/17 | President Trump
    Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump · 25m25 minutes ago What an amazing comeback and win by the Patriots. Tom Brady, Bob Kraft and Coach B are total winners. Wow!
  • Rooting for Tom Brady used to be easy. Until Donald Trump came along.

    02/05/2017 9:08:06 AM PST · by Trump20162020 · 28 replies
    The Chicago Tribune ^ | February 3, 2017 | Luke O'Neil
    My father and I have a predictable routine when we speak on the phone, a not uncommon one around here in Massachusetts, it's safe to assume. After cataloging the well-being of various family members, the conversation inevitably turns to the latest on-the-field exploits of one Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr. So talented. So handsome. My mother and I have a similar, albeit inverted routine of our own. There's one person we never talk about, if only to maintain a fragile semblance of civility: President Donald Trump. Brady can relate to that right now. If there's one thing that can reliably...
  • The NYT Is Horrified That Members Of The New England Patriots Organization Are Friends With Trump

    02/04/2017 3:21:20 PM PST · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 4, 2017 | Christine Rousselle
    The Super Bowl is this Sunday and will feature the New England Patriots against the Atlanta Falcons. For The New York Times Magazine, this game is actually a feature of the "uncomfortable love affair" between the Patriots and President Donald Trump. [...]No sports team has been more closely associated with a new president, or perhaps any president, at least since Richard Nixon very publicly adopted the Washington Redskins as his own and even called occasional plays for Coach George Allen. Like Trump, the Patriots are a divisive juggernaut that tend to engender strong passions for and against. The team represents...
  • Tom Brady doesn’t understand why his friendship with Donald Trump is a ‘big deal’

    01/23/2017 11:15:29 PM PST · by Impala64ssa · 35 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 1/24/17 | Nunzio Ingrassia
    Tom Brady has had to answer numerous questions about his friendship with President Donald Trump, whom the New England Patriots quarterback has been friends with for a number of years. And that didn’t change a day after Brady led the Patriots to Super Bowl LI. On Monday, Brady discussed his bond with the newly-elected president on his weekly interview with WEEI’s “Kirk and Callahan” show, somewhat understating his relationship with Trump. “I have called him, yes, in the past. Sometimes he calls me. Sometimes I call,” Brady said, via the show’s website. “But, again, that’s been someone I’ve known. I...
  • 25 Ways the NFL Slimed Tom Brady

    04/27/2016 7:47:04 AM PDT · by detective · 42 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Daniel J. Flynn
    From the investigator touting as truth the opposite of the testimony of the AFC Championship Game referee on the matter most salient to Deflategate to the league admitting ignorance of the Ideal Gas Law to Roger Goodell hearing the appeal on the fairness of the suspension Roger Goodell handed down, the NFL gives its fans myriad reasons to doubt its investigation into Tom Brady.
  • Drew Brees says NFL can't be trusted, thought Deflategate was 'dead issue'

    04/26/2016 6:34:13 PM PDT · by detective · 32 replies
    CBS Sports ^ | April 26, 2016 | Sean Wagner-McGough
    Tom Brady is suspended (again) for his role in Deflategate, but that doesn't necessarily mean he's guilty of what he's been accused of doing. What it means is that the Roger Goodell believes Brady is guilty and deserves a four-game suspension, and the judges who reinstated that suspension believe Goodell has the proper authority to do so. At least one player doesn't agree with that assessment. According to Saints quarterback Drew Brees, who spoke with Sports Illustrated's Maggie Gray, Goodell has too much power and the league shouldn't be trusted.
  • Appeals court: QB Tom Brady must serve 'Deflategate' penalty

    04/25/2016 10:04:58 AM PDT · by detective · 60 replies
    MSN News ^ | Apr 25, 2016 | LARRY NEUMEISTER
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled 2-to-1 that Commissioner Roger Goodell did not deprive Brady of "fundamental fairness" with his procedural rulings. The split decision may end the legal debate over the scandal that led to months of football fans arguing over air pressure and the reputation of one of the league's top teams.
  • Tom Brady's four-game suspension reinstated by appeals court

    04/25/2016 9:00:29 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 51 replies
    Yahoo Sports ^ | 4/25 | Eric Edholm
    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension is — for now — back on, per Reuters. The Second Circuit court has ruled in favor of the NFL, ordering the district court and The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit overturned last year’s ruling by U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman to to enforce that Brady miss the first quarter of the 2016 season. NFL commissioner still holds the right to rescind the four-game punishment and declined to say last week if he'd enforce Brady’s suspension this season if the appeal was won, as it was. A fine...
  • Report: Bill Belichick walks away from Goodell speech

    03/20/2016 5:09:22 PM PDT · by big'ol_freeper · 28 replies
    theScore ^ | 20 Mar 16 | Mitch Sanderson
    It's no secret the Deflategate controversy caused a rift between commissioner Roger Goodell and the New England Patriots. Head coach Bill Belichick doesn't seem to be bothering to hide his personal feelings for the commissioner at the NFL annual spring meetings this week. Goodell is giving a speech to head coaches, owners, etc. in a banquet room. Belichick is walking down the hall in the opposite direction. — Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) March 20, 2016 It's not clear whether Belichick was intending to make a statement against Goodell with his lack of attendance, but it would certainly fit his personality.
  • NFL Live Thread Divisional Weekend

    01/11/2016 4:15:43 AM PST · by Bender2 · 383 replies
    ESPN ^ | ESPN
    NFL DIVISIONAL PLAYOFF WEEKEND Saturday, Jan. 16 AFC Divisional Round Game 1 Kansas City Chiefs vs. New England Patriots 4:35 p.m., CBS NFC Divisional Round Game 1 Arizona Cardinals vs. Green Bay Packers 8:15 p.m., NBC Sunday, Jan. 17 NFC Divisional Round Game 2 Carolina Panthers vs. Seattle Seahawks 1:05 p.m., FOX AFC Divisional Round Game 2 Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Denver Broncos 4:40 p.m., CBS
  • Perfection denied, as Broncos beat Patriots in an overtime thriller

    11/29/2015 9:52:11 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 68 replies
    http://sports.yahoo.com ^ | November 29, 2015 | Frank Schwab
    DENVER — What a game. The best game of the NFL season to this point ended with C.J. Anderson running all alone down the left sideline, raising a hand to celebrate as he ran through the snow to give the Denver Broncos an amazing 30-24 victory over the New England Patriots on Sunday night. Anderson got past the line, got through safety Duron Harmon's tackle attempt on a third-down run, and took it 48 yards to the end zone for a dramatic comeback victory that ended the Patriots' chances at a perfect season. The big story of the game from...
  • Brady rank Belichick or the Pope higher? 'In Bill we trust!'

    09/23/2015 11:16:45 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 16 replies
    Comcast Sports ^ | 09/23/2015 | Phil Perry
    FOXBORO -- We know Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reveres Bill Belichick, and on Wednesday he put his head coach next to God. Kind of. With Pope Francis stateside, Brady was asked about the Holy Father and laughed when posed the question, "You rank Bill or the Pope higher?" "In Bill we trust! You kidding me?" Brady answered.
  • Brady says he hopes Trump can win presidency

    09/16/2015 10:46:52 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 11 replies
    Mining Journal ^ | September 17, 2015
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Wednesday that he hopes Donald Trump can win the presidency, hours before Trump was set to participate in the second Republican debate. The Super Bowl MVP, whose four-game suspension for using deflated footballs was recently overturned by a judge, grinned broadly as he talked about his golf partner. "I hope so," he said. "It would be great. There would be a putting green on the White House lawn, I'm sure of that." Brady's locker sported a "Make America Great Again" red hat sent to him by Trump. "It was...
  • Tom Brady says he's supporting Trump for president

    09/16/2015 2:25:05 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 32 replies
    KATU.com ^ | 9/16/15 | AP
    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw his support behind presidential candidate Donald Trump Wednesday, hours before the second Republican debate. The Super Bowl MVP, whose four-game suspension for using deflated footballs was recently overturned by a judge, says he thinks his golf partner can win. "I hope so," he said. "It would be great. There would be a putting green on the White House lawn, I can tell you that."
  • Report: Patriots' broadcast bleeds into Steelers' coaching headsets during opener

    09/10/2015 7:04:27 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 74 replies
    ...Pittsburgh Steelers coaches were getting the Patriots' broadcast over their headsets during Thursday night's game. The Patriots' coach-to-coach headsets were shut off intermittently, the NFL told Tafoya. NFL head of security Jeff Miller was shown on camera while Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth were discussing the mishap. Blake Jones, NFL director of football operations, went down to the field to help out with the headsets. The league described the reception problem as "intermittent" and it was believed to be resolved early in the second quarter. Because it was not a complete system failure, New England's coaches were not required to...
  • President Obama: If Tom Brady Needs A Union, We All Do

    09/07/2015 3:42:45 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 16 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | September 7,2015 | Daniel J. Flynn
    President Barack Obama namedropped Tom Brady at a Labor Day event in Boston to stress the importance of unions. But the president did so after crossing the picket lines of non-striking workers of two important public-employee unions protesting his event at the Park Plaza Hotel near Boston Common.