Robert Kraft

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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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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