Robert Kraft

March 24, 2014 - 10:03 am
ORLANDO -- Even though he was among the owners Monday at the league meetings, Robert Kraft had not problem putting on his fan hat, especially when it came to talking about the acquisitions of new free agents Darrelle Revis , Brandon Browner and Brandon LaFell . "€œJust putting my fan hat on, I'€...
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March 24, 2014 - 9:46 am
ORLANDO -- Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Monday he's still holding out hope that defensive lineman Vince Wilfork is with the team in 2014. Wilfork reportedly has requested his release , but the owner said during a break in the league meetings there's still a reason to be optimistic about the...
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March 23, 2014 - 5:10 pm
ORLANDO -- The NFL's annual meetings convene Monday morning in Florida, and from a Patriots' perspective, we're most interested in hearing from owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick on four different topics: 1. The acquisitions of Brandon Browner , Darrelle Revis and Brandon LaFell -- The...
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March 17, 2014 - 7:32 pm
Speaking with the Patriots team website on Monday, Patriots owner Robert Kraft said he was "excited" about the acquisition of cornerback Darrelle Revis . "I think everyone associated with the team and all of our fans throughout New England are excited about ( Darrelle) Revis joining us," Kraft said...
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Mike Petraglia
February 23, 2014 - 9:38 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox slugger David Ortiz spent several minutes with NHK Japanese comedian Hironari Yamazaki after workouts Sunday at JetBlue Park and spoke the language of comedy and baseball fluently with his admiring guest. With the comedian's entourage looking on, Ortiz presented Yamazaki...
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February 10, 2014 - 11:41 am
Four thoughts on Michael Sam from a Patriots perspective: 1. The Patriots have always been all about football. That much was clear this past season, as they had to deal with several potential distractions but a strong culture of leadership in the locker room helped keep the roster focused. On the...
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February 10, 2014 - 10:49 am
Robert Kraft said Monday he would welcome an openly gay player on the Patriots roster, saying it was "about winning." Echoing statements he made last May when he was asked about Jason Collins , the New England owner said in an interview with the Boston Herald that "if they can help us win, and they...
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January 30, 2014 - 8:42 am
Former Colts and Rams running back Marshall Faulk checked in with Mut & Merloni from Super Bowl Radio Row on Thursday, and he made it clear he still holds a grudge for what he perceives to be cheating on the Patriots' part before their Super Bowl win over Faulk's Rams in 2002. To hear the...
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Mike Petraglia
January 28, 2014 - 1:13 pm
NEWARK -- His time in New England was brief and not altogether unsuccessful. Pete Carroll stepped in for Bill Parcells and took his first two teams to the playoffs in 1997 and '98. But when 1999 ended in 8-8 mediocrity and no playoffs, owner Robert Kraft decided it was time for a change. He was 10-...
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January 16, 2014 - 10:58 am
In honor of the 20th anniversary of Robert Kraft 's ownership of the Patriots, the team announced Thursday that Willie McGinest -- the first draft pick of the Kraft Era -- will serve as the honorary captain for Sunday's AFC title game in Denver. McGinest was a cornerstone of New England'€™s Super...
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