Robert Kraft

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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Mike Petraglia
January 11, 2014 - 10:11 pm
FOXBORO -- No one in sports is more outspoken than Charles Barkley . On Saturday night, following a 43-22 Patriots win over the Colts at Gillette Stadium , he showed again why that is while inside the Patriots locker room. Barkley was the guest of owner Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick and the...
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Mike Petraglia
January 11, 2014 - 12:19 pm
FOXBORO -- As the Patriots take the field against the Colts to open a hopeful playoff push to Super Bowl XLVIII, they will be doing so without a teenager who brought them together in the opening month of the season. Sam Berns, a 17-year-old who battled the disease Progeria, died Friday night. Berns...
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December 31, 2013 - 5:29 am
Over the final days of the year, WEEI.com will count down the top 13 stories of 2013 in Boston sports. This is No. 2: Aaron Hernandez charged with murder. To see the previous entries, click here. On Aug. 27, 2012, the Patriots rewarded tight end Aaron Hernandez , one of the team'€™s most...
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November 24, 2013 - 8:56 pm
FOXBORO '€” A disheartened Wes Welker spoke to the media about his return to New England following the Patriots' 34-31 comeback victory over the Broncos at Gillette Stadium . "It was a little different for sure," said Welker. "It was great seeing Mr. Kraft . I got a lot of respect for him as a...
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November 12, 2013 - 4:40 am
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady joined Dennis & Callahan on Tuesday morning as the team returns from its bye week to prepare for a Monday night matchup against the Panthers. The Patriots are coming off a 55-point outburst against the Steelers, leading to widespread optimism following a slow...
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Mike Petraglia
October 16, 2013 - 6:11 pm
FOXBORO -- The NFLPA is demanding the Patriots pay accused murderer Aaron Hernandez millions of dollars from his five-year, $40 million contract. According to the Boston Herald and ESPNBoston.com, the NFL Players Association has filed two grievances this week against the team on behalf of Hernandez...
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Mike Petraglia
October 13, 2013 - 8:24 am
FOXBORO -- The decision as to whether Rob Gronkowski will play again this season is in the player's hands. An industry source tells WEEI.com that Gronkowski is receiving the full support of the team, as evidenced by the comments of owner Robert Kraft to ESPN Radio on Sunday morning . The source...
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September 17, 2013 - 6:08 am
It's the best rivalry in football, but the Seahawks made it look easy in Sunday's 29-3 thrashing of the Niners. Seattle soars to the top of the WEEI NFL Power Rankings following the statement win while the divisional-rival Niners drop to No. 3. The Broncos (2), Falcons (4) and Packers (5) round out...
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September 03, 2013 - 5:44 am
Patriots owner Robert Kraft , during a Tuesday appearance on "CBS This Morning" to promote the start of the NFL season, continued to rave about recently released backup quarterback Tim Tebow and added to speculation that the Patriots will consider bringing him back at some point this season. "Who's...
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