Robert Kraft optimistic about football being played this fall

Ryan Hannable
May 27, 2020 - 8:13 am
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Patriots owner Robert Kraft is hopeful that football will be played this fall.

Kraft appeared on the Fox News show Hannity on Tuesday night and was asked about the subject.

“We’re preparing to hopefully play football this fall," he said. "We’re working hand-in-hand with our [players] union. We believe we’re developing protocols that allow us to do it in a safe way, looking out first for our players and our personnel, and then of course, the fans. I believe we can do it.”

As of now NFL facilities are slowly opening back up, but no coaches are allowed and only players who are rehabbing injuries.

There was a report Tuesday saying that could change soon, which could set up minicamps in late June.

All indications right now are that the regular season will start on time, but whether or not there will be fans in the stands remains up in the air.

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