Friday’s Mashup: Patriots, Kraft family put up billboards to thank Tom Brady

Lucy Burdge
March 20, 2020 - 7:17 am
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FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
The Fab Five, 7 p.m. (ESPN)

AROUND THE WEB: 

-- Tom Brady is leaving the Patriots and the team and the Kraft family are sending him off with 12 billboards around New England.

“Thank you Tom. The greatest of all time! With love, the Kraft family and the New England Patriots,” the billboards say

One of the billboards is a mile from Gillette Stadium. 

-- ESPN will also pay tribute to Tom Brady this weekend, with a seven-hour Brady marathon on Sunday. 

The special will highlight Brady’s greatest games and Super Bowl highlights. 

The marathon will begin at noon with a 30-minute slot for each game. 

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “I was tested 5 days ago and the results came back tonight, which were positive. Ive been self quarantined since the test, thank goodness. COVID-19 must be taken w the highest of seriousness. I know it’s a #1 priority for our nations health experts, & we must get more testing ASAP." -- Marcus Smart, in his tweet announcing he has coronavirus
 

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