Thursday’s Mashup: Tom Brady finds confetti in his helmet in Twitter video

Lucy Burdge
April 10, 2019 - 9:06 pm

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-- Tom Brady joked he was quitting Twitter earlier this week but then was “back at it” with a tweet about the Red Sox and followed by a video of a pretty cool moment.

Brady tweeted the short clip on Wednesday, showing him getting ready to get back to working on his craft, accompanied by Alex Guerrero, and he found something special inside his helmet.

“Confetti,” Brady said, holding up the small piece from the Patriots’ Super Bowl win in February. 

As it flies away, Brady asks, “Did we keep the other confetti?”

It can be assumed they did.

-- Gillette Stadium announced this week it will host “a music event unlike anything” ever hosted at the stadium this summer.

The Super Mega Ultra Giant Mad Decent Block Party Festival, presented by Diplo,  is coming to the home of the Patriots on July 20 and 21.

Billie Eilish, G-Eazy, Major Lazer and Miguel will headline and the event also boasts the “world’s largest bounce house.”

Passes for the event go on sale Friday morning.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “We can score some runs with the best of them, so it’s all the same. Try to keep it where it is and either win the game on the man or give them the chance to win it at the plate.” -- Matt Barnes, on not feeling limited by the traditional closer role