Robert Kraft

March 11, 2013 - 11:33 am
With free agency set to open Tuesday at 4 p.m., Patriots owner Robert Kraft talked Monday regarding wide receiver Wes Welker , telling the New York Post, "We want Wes. We really do." Kraft was in New York City Monday for the NFL's announcement of a "head health initiative." According to Darren...
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March 06, 2013 - 7:30 am
Patriots owner Robert Kraft was named the 12th most powerful person in sports by Sports Illustrated in the March 11 issue of the magazine. According to SI: Kraft, 71, made himself invaluable to the NFL with his work on its broadcast, finance and compensation committees. And as an owner trusted by...
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March 04, 2013 - 2:05 am
Patriots owner Robert Kraft said the impetus for Tom Brady 's new three-year, $27 million contract was the fact that Kraft did not want Brady to finish his career elsewhere, he told Sports Illustrated's Peter King . "I presented an idea to him that I thought could work for both sides," Kraft said...
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February 02, 2013 - 2:06 pm
Patriots owner Robert Kraft has issued a statement on the election of former New England coach Bill Parcells to the Pro Football Hall of Fame . "Congratulations to Coach Parcells on his election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. It is well deserved. As a Patriots fan, I will always appreciate the...
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February 02, 2013 - 12:30 pm
Patriots owner Robert Kraft said that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady "had a remarkable year," and would "love" it if Brady could retire as a member of the Patriots. However, he stopped short of guaranteeing that the quarterback would be in New England for the rest of his playing career. "I think he...
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February 02, 2013 - 7:33 am
Patriots owner Robert Kraft took a veiled shot at Wes Welker 's representation on Friday, saying that lawyers and agents could "mess up" any new potential deal for the wide receiver. Speaking with CSNNE in New Orleans, Kraft praised Welker -- who is set to become an unrestricted free agent -- but...
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Mike Petraglia
January 20, 2013 - 12:58 pm
FOXBORO -- There's a reason for everything the Patriots do and when they chose Matt Light and Kevin Faulk to be honorary captains for the AFC championship there was a definite message from Patriots owner Robert Kraft . "I just pinched myself coming over here because I was thinking as a fan sitting...
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Mike Petraglia
December 30, 2012 - 11:42 am
FOXBORO -- Gil Santos joked he had never been driven to tears. But what Patriots owner Robert Kraft announced at the end of a pre-game ceremony made the hardened veteran announcer tear up and break down. During a pregame ceremony to honor Santos and Gino Cappelletti , Kraft announced that Santos,...
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Mike Petraglia
December 10, 2012 - 3:31 pm
FOXBORO -- Twitter was all abuzz Monday with a comedic tweet from tycoon Donald Trump . Trump, a friend of Patriots owner Robert Kraft and frequent guest of the Patriots tweeted good luck to his favorite NFL team on Twitter. One problem, he was a little off on the name of the Patriots future hall...
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Mike Petraglia
November 09, 2012 - 7:26 am
brightcove.createExperiences(); FOXBORO -- The Patriots and the Kraft Family commemorated Veterans' Day weekend and another milestone achievement on Friday as they became the first sports franchise in North America to dedicate a seat inside their venue in honor of American POW/MIAs. The black seat...
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