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Tom Brady, Bill Belichick give shoutouts to Red Sox following World Series win

Ryan Hannable
October 30, 2018 - 1:20 am

Even though the Patriots had a big game against the Bills, both Tom Brady and Bill Belichick made sure to mention the Red Sox and congratulate them on their World Series title when speaking Monday night.

"I watched a little part of it last night," Brady said on Westwood One prior to the game. "That's pretty great for the city of Boston. They love baseball. When I got to the Patriots in 2000, it was entirely a baseball town and they were so ready for a world championship in baseball. Eighteen years later, they've got four championships. It's been a pretty amazing run by that team. They've had an incredible year and really a dominating postseason, so what more can you say?"

Belichick opened his press conference after the game by mentioning the Sox.

"First of all, big congratulations to Dave [Dombrowski], Tony [La Russa], Alex [Cora] and the Red Sox for a great season, a championship, and just a fabulous year," he said. "They've set the bar awfully high, so it was a good weekend for Boston."

The Patriots coach is good friends with La Russa and has attended a couple of games this season dating back to spring training.

"What a great place to be for sports," Brady added. "What a great era to be growing up in Boston, really the Northeast and the six states that make up New England, because there are a lot of winning teams to cheer for, and I know that really inspires a lot of kids because it inspired me when I was rooting for the 49ers. So maybe there's going to be a lot of great athletes coming out of that region in about 15 years with all the winning and all the joy that really brings families together and makes you be a part of the community. It's pretty special."

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