Robert Kraft

May 02, 2013 - 1:12 pm
After taking part in the ceremonial presentation of the jersey to top draft pick Jamie Collins, Patriots owner Robert Kraft took some time with speak with reporters Thursday afternoon at Gillette Stadium . Here's the entire Q&A with the media, which lasted just over seven minutes: Opening...
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May 02, 2013 - 12:02 pm
FOXBORO -- Patriots owner Robert Kraft was asked Thursday about his thoughts regarding the recent announcement by Jason Collins , and what that meant for the world of professional sports as well as what sort of a reaction a gay player might get in New England. "My hearty congratulations to [him],"...
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April 16, 2013 - 3:46 pm
The Patriots announced Tuesday night the Kraft Family will match up to $100,000 in donations made toward relief efforts in the wake of the Marathon bombings. The Patriots and Revolution Charitable Foundations will collect donations online, with funds earmarked to assist with victim recovery...
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April 03, 2013 - 8:28 am
Wes Welker said Wednesday morning that contract talks between his reps and the Patriots never got personal and indicated that in the end, "everything worked out really well for everybody." The former Patriots wide receiver who signed a free agent deal with the Broncos last month after six seasons...
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April 02, 2013 - 2:05 pm
Patriots owner Robert Kraft has issued a statement on he death of former coach Chuck Fairbanks . '€œAs a Patriots season ticket holder, I remember the excitement that was generated by the hiring of Chuck Fairbanks from the University of Oklahoma in 1973,'€ said Kraft in a statement issued by...
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March 26, 2013 - 11:50 am
Patriots owner Robert Kraft is worth $2.3 billion, according to Forbes. Kraft, who has owned the team since 1994, is the eighth-richest owner in the NFL -- he trails Seattle's Paul Allen ($15 billion); St. Louis' Stan Kroenke ($5 billion); Miami's Stephen Ross and Tampa Bay's Malcolm Glazer (both...
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March 20, 2013 - 9:22 am
The NFL voted to abolish the tuck rule on Wednesday at the league meetings, with the clubs voting 29-1 to do away with the rule that helped play a role in the Patriots'€™ amazing run to the Super Bowl at the end of the 2001 season. Twenty-nine teams voted to eliminate the rule. Only Pittsburgh...
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March 19, 2013 - 8:20 am
Bill Belichick sidestepped any questions regarding the Wes Welker situation on Tuesday, saying that "there are changes every year on every team," and adding that he agreed with what owner Robert Kraft said Monday regarding the negotiation. Speaking at the AFC coaches breakfast at the annual NFL...
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March 19, 2013 - 6:12 am
Wes Welker 's representatives released a statement to NFL.com early Tuesday responding to criticism from Patriots owner Robert Kraft and claimed the team showed no willingness to move from its one and only offer to Welker before the receiver accepted a deal from the Broncos. "Both sides are clear...
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DJ Bean
March 18, 2013 - 11:54 am
Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Monday at the owners meetings the organization wanted Wes Welker over Danny Amendola , but that the negotiations led to Welker ending up in Denver and Amendola signing with New England. "We usually don't talk about contracts," Kraft said, according to Comcast...
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