It Is What It Is

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Andy Hart
June 07, 2019 - 12:08 pm
FOXBORO -- While New England has two more days of OTA workouts scheduled for next week, the bulk of the Patriots offseason practice is in the books following the team’s three-day mandatory veteran minicamp this week. Soon, Bill Belichick and his players will disperse from Gillette Stadium for some...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
June 07, 2019 - 8:11 am
The Patriots received their Super Bowl LIII rings Thursday night at Robert Kraft's home in Brookline. According to Jostens, they are the largest ever awarded to a Super Bowl champion. Courtesy of the Patriots, here are all the details of the ring and what it looks like on the inside and out. All...
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Ryan Hannable
June 06, 2019 - 9:22 pm
It's a party Thursday night at Robert Kraft's house in Brookline as the Patriots receive their Super Bowl LIII rings. A number of players and coaches returned for the occasion, including Trey Flowers, Chris Hogan, Brian Flores, Trent Brown, Eric Rowe, as well as Josh Gordon. Gordon is still...
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Patriots long snapper Joe Cardona
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Ryan Hannable
June 06, 2019 - 3:51 pm
FOXBORO -- Thursday will be a day Joe Cardona will remember for a long time. The Patriots long snapper will receive a Super Bowl LIII ring at night, which came following being promoted to Navy Lieutenant in front of his teammates at Gillette Stadium prior to the final minicamp session. Captain...
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Andy Hart
June 06, 2019 - 1:41 pm
FOXBORO – While the Patriots were concluding a three-day mandatory minicamp and preparing for Thursday night’s big Super Bowl LIII ring ceremony at the home of owner Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick and his team also showed their support of the Bruins during the morning practice session. Bill Belichick...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Amin Touri
June 06, 2019 - 1:18 pm
FOXBORO — Four months removed from their sixth Super Bowl win this century, the Patriots are ready to party. New England will have its Super Bowl ring ceremony Thursday, with owner Robert Kraft planning the usual festivities before the players receive their new hardware. The only Patriot receiving...
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady
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Ryan Hannable
June 06, 2019 - 1:03 pm
FOXBORO -- It's the first week of June and Tom Brady still is only signed through the end of this season with a $27 million cap hit. Of course, he could get a new deal at any time between now and the start of the season, which is why Brady doesn't seem concerned about it. “I don’t think about it...
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Ryan Hannable
June 06, 2019 - 12:38 pm
FOXBORO -- One of the biggest issues in sports this week involves Tom Brady and him attempting to trademark "Tom Terrific." This has upset many New Yorkers as that is former Mets pitcher Tom Seaver's nickname. After minicamp practice Thursday, the Patriots quarterback explained his side of things...
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New England Patriots cornerback J.C. Jackson
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Ryan Hannable
June 06, 2019 - 11:51 am
FOXBORO — The following Patriots players were not present at the final day of mandatory minicamp: safety Patrick Chung, running back Sony Michel, cornerback J.C. Jackson, safety Nate Ebner, offensive lineman Yodny Cajuste, running back Nick Brossette, wide receiver Demaryius Thomas and defensive...
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Alex Reimer
June 06, 2019 - 9:35 am
Earlier this week, Boomer Esiason decried Tom Brady’s attempt to trademark the “Tom Terrific” moniker as “sleazy” and untoward on WFAN. The ex-quarterback and longtime Mets fan didn’t back off his strong words during an appearance with “Mut & Callahan” Thursday. While Esiason is one of Brady’s...
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