PATRIOTS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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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What Could Have Been With Aaron Hernandez And The Patriots

When former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez committed suicide in prison this past April, it concluded one of the saddest sports stories of the past 10 years. The most devastating part of this situation is the pain Hernandez's victims and loved ones will have to endure for the rest of their lives. And Hernandez's family and friends will have their own pain and suffering...
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16 hours ago  |  Discuss

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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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Is this the best Patriots’ wide receiving corps of the Belichick era?

The New England Patriots will enter the 2017 season as the defending Super Bowl Champion for the fifth time since 2000. In order to defend the crown, Bill Belichick did something uncharacteristic of the Patriots way; He made aggressive moves during the offseason. One of the most aggressive and shocking moves he made was trading for New Orleans Saints wide receiver Brandin Cooks...
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Jameis Winston tired of hearing other QBs names listed above his

In terms of greatness, Jameis Winston has yet to reach the pinnacle of his profession. However, that hasn’t stopped the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback from dreaming about being the game’s greatest quarterback.Even before being drafted, he made it clear he was aiming to supplant the GOAT, Tom Brady, rather than compete with his fellow rookie, Marcus Mariota.“I’m out here...
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Tom Brady training with sumo wrestler in Tokyo

Most NFL players are taking time off between minicamp and training camp later this summer. Family vacations. Some rest. It’s in the cards for players in a league that demands a whole heck of a lot physically.Not New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Sure, Brady and his wife enjoy the finer life, but the five-time Super Bowl champion has decided to take to Japan for training...
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Roger Goodell makes it through the Boston airport

Now that the NFL has relaxed its celebration rules, perhaps Roger Goodell could have done some kind of touchdown dance after making it through Logan International Airport without any grief.Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski said that the commissioner wouldn’t even be able to land in the city after the whole Deflategate mess. But according to Boston.com, Goodell made it through safe...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots sign former Jets star LB David Harris

The New England Patriots bolstered their linebacker depth on Wednesday by signing a former New York Jets fan favorite.ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that David Harris has signed a two-year deal with New England. Harris, 33, was one of the most reliable players on the Jets’ defense and should be a great fit with the Patriots. No coach in football is better at getting the most out...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former NFL O-lineman comes out as gay

Former New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs offensive lineman Ryan O’Callaghan revealed on Tuesday that he is gay.In a lengthy feature published by Outsports, O’Callaghan detailed how his plan from a young age was to take his own life as soon as his career in football had run its course. The 33-year-old never revealed to any of his teammates that he is gay while he was...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski denies spending $100K on casino bar tab

There is plenty of photo evidence of Rob Gronkowski having himself a heck of a time at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut over the weekend, but the All-Pro tight end says the reports about him spending six figures at the bar are false. A photo that was posted by a photographer on social media showed a receipt from Shrine nightclub that totaled $102,407. TMZ reported that a representative...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady visits Great Wall of China with Lombardi Trophy

Tom Brady is currently vacationing in China, and he brought a very powerful, important friend along with him.Brady brought the Lombardi Trophy with him to China, where he hit up to promote his TB12 sleepwear, seeking global appeal.Here he is at the Great Wall of China, trophy in hand. And he played catch with his son, Jack, while there. Looked like a fun time.
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

New England Patriots wrap up OTA’s, await training camp

Much to head coach Bill Belichick’s delight, the New England Patriots, the NFL’s reigning champions, did not have an easy week of organized team activities. Typical New England weather played a role in this seasons activities as the first day of OTA’s reached a brisk 50 degrees only to have the final day reach a scorching 93 degrees with humidity. Belichick took advantage of...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Whose continued success is worse for their league: Pats or Warriors?

The Warriors had little trouble avenging their NBA Finals loss in 2016, polishing off the Cavaliers in five games even though LeBron James was still dominant in his own right. Cleveland had to play near perfect to win one game in the series. For the Warriors, that was sweet in its own right, since it meant a 3-1 series lead that they did not in fact squander. Now that the Warriors...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Belichick stresses ‘moving on to 2017’ message in talk to players

Bill Belichick once again is making it clear that nothing the New England Patriots accomplished last season has anything to do with any future success during the 2017 NFL season.The Patriots head coach on Tuesday doubled down on what he had to say recently about the team needing to “move on to 2017” after an offseason filled with celebrations, parades, ring ceremonies and the...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

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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13 days ago  |  Discuss
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