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Friday’s Mashup: Tom Brady takes jab at Jalen Ramsey in hype video ahead of Patriots-Jaguars matchup

Lucy Burdge
September 14, 2018 - 5:56 am

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FRIDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS:
MLB: Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 2 p.m. (MLB Network)
MLB: NY Mets at Boston, 7:10 p.m. (NESN, WEEI-FM 93.7)
MLB: Washington at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. (MLB Network)

AROUND THE WEB:

-- Tom Brady is ready for Sunday.

Brady posted a video to his Instagram on Thursday to get people hyped up for the Patriots’ game against Jalen Ramsey and the Jaguars this weekend.

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“Enter the arena,” Brady captioned the post.

The video shows him on Monday at 6:10 p.m in his office watching the video of him take the field for the AFC Championship Game against the Jaguars in January. He yelled, “Let’s go!” as he ran onto the field prior to kickoff before going back and forth a little with Ramsey verbally as he ran up the sideline.

The video also shows a picture of Rob Gronkowski, who has been the target of trash-talk from Ramsey, as Brady’s voiceover explains the feeling of stepping into “the arena.”

-- As for Ramsey, he has added his grandma to his list of trash-talk targets.

He said on Thursday he “definitely would” hit his grandma on a football field if she lined up against him.

“To respect the game, you have to play it fierce,” Ramsey said. “I don’t believe in having friends on the field. I mean, my brother, my dad, my mom, grandma was out there, like it’s on. After the game, we can be cool. It doesn’t matter. That’s how I feel, like, you’ve got to respect the game of football. Football is not a game meant to be played being nice to each other and all that, like kumbaya. After the game’s over with, that’s cool.”

He clarified that he really would hit his grandma.

“No, I definitely would,” he said. “She knows that. My grandma knows that. I love you, but she knows that,” he said, before adding she “might not get up from one of my licks.”

QUOTE OF THE DAY: "The one thing for sure, the Red Sox helped. The Cubs, the Pirates, the Houston Astros. There’s a lot of people in the states that they’re still helping us. To be tweeting about 3,000 people and be efficient, it’s actually disrespectful for my country. We see it that way. I know probably he doesn’t feel that way.” -- Alex Cora, on Donald Trump’s tweets about the death toll after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico

 

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