Trump praises Pats, says Brady gave congratulatory call

President-elect Donald Trump held a campaign donors dinner Thursday night, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was in attendance.Kraft was present at the event to hear Trump speak the night before Friday’s inauguration. Trump took the time to congratulate Kraft on the Patriots’ success, which he acknowledged was in large part thanks to quarterback Tom Brady and head coach...
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Edelman proudly wears same Kent State shirt to practice every day

FOXBORO, Mass. — Julian Edelman is easy to spot on the New England Patriots’ practice field. He’s the guy at the end of the warmup line with a bright yellow T-shirt poking out from under his white practice jersey.That shirt? A Kent State Golden Flashes workout T-shirt that Edelman’s been wearing to practice since he was drafted by the Patriots in 2009. He wore it to the podium...
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NFC & AFC Championship preview: We love scoring

Last weekend, aside from the game that Brock Osweiler kept from being truly compelling, the NFL had a thoroughly solid slate. On paper, we can reasonably expect more of the same on championship weekend. NFC Championship GameGreen Bay Packers at Atlanta FalconsSunday, 3:05 p.m. ET/12:05 p.m. PT, FOX It’s rare to have an NFL game that the public raves about that isn’t a shootout...
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Roger Goodell is a coward, but then we knew that

Roger Goodell won’t be attending the AFC Championship Game in New England, because of course he won’t. During divisional weekend, Goodell was in the Georgia Dome on Saturday and at Arrowhead Stadium for Sunday’s late game. One could reasonably conclude, were one generally unfamiliar with Roger Goodell, that he would be in Gillette Stadium this coming weekend. He won’t. Reports...
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Why LeGarrette Blount enjoys New England

There’s something about playing for the Patriots that brings out the best in LeGarrette Blount. So, what is it? Why does he like playing in New England so much? The Patriots running back was asked this Wednesday as New England prepares to face the Pittsburgh Steelers in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. And from the sound of it, a lot of variables are involved in Blount’s success...
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Chris Hogan 'feeling good' despite thigh injury

FOXBORO, Mass. — There’s good news on the Chris Hogan injury front. The Patriots receiver seems to have avoided a serious injury Saturday night, when he left New England’s 34-16 divisional-round win over the Houston Texans in the third quarter with a thigh injury. “I’m feeling good,” Hogan said Tuesday. “I just had a little minor setback in the game, but I’m working...
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Garoppolo has funny reaction to story about Brady being fast

Jimmy Garoppolo knows better than to ever say a negative word about Tom Brady, but that doesn’t mean the New England Patriots backup quarterback is going to sit back and let people claim one of the slowest guys in the NFL is faster than him. A feature that was published by Kevin Clark of The Ringer this week mentioned the “secret speed” Brady possesses. Within that discussion...
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Brady: When Rodgers is playing ‘I usually stay up and watch’

Tom Brady is a huge Aaron Rodgers fan. The New England Patriots quarterback, who many believe is the greatest of all time, gushed on Monday about what the Green Bay Packers quarterback can do on the field. “I think he does things that no one in the league has ever done, or can do, just because of his physical ability,” Brady said Monday morning during his weekly interview...
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Earl Thomas throws shade at Tom Brady, Patriots

Earl Thomas threw some shade at Tom Brady while watching the Patriots beat the Houston Texans in the playoffs on Saturday. Upset about his Seahawks losing to the difficult Falcons on Saturday, Thomas sent the following tweet about Brady and the Pats: It’s easy to see where the frustration comes from. First off, Thomas is out for the season with a broken leg, so he’s unable...
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Tom Brady throws tantrum after late tackle from Jadeveon Clowney

Tom Brady is used to getting as much protection from NFL referees as possible, but he didn’t get the benefit of a call in the third quarter of Saturday’s playoff game against the Texans. Jadeveon Clowney was right on him as he released a ball, but the Houston Texans defensive lineman continued to tackle Brady. — ⓂarcusD2.0 (@_MarcusD2_) January...
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