Rob Gronkowski: Patriots fans will keep Roger Goodell out of the stadium

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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski has some advice for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: Don’t come to New England.

Gronkowski told ESPN that Patriots fans are so angry about Goodell suspending Tom Brady that he believes it would be physically impossible for Goodell to get inside Gillette Stadium. Gronkowski was asked directly if Goodell can go to Foxboro, and Gronkowski said no.

“To tell you the truth, I really don’t think so,” Gronkowski said. “The fans are nuts, they’re wild, and they have the Patriots’ back no matter what. They have Tom’s back. I’m telling you, he won’t get through the highway if the fans saw him. I don’t even think he can even land in the airport in Boston because Patriot fans are the best fans, they’re the most loyal fans. I’m telling you, they might just carry out Roger themselves. They couldn’t even get to the stadium in Foxboro if he landed in Boston.”

Goodell has avoided New England since Deflategate broke two years ago. Although he has said he would return to New England if invited, the reality is the commissioner doesn’t need an invitation to attend an NFL game. The reason Goodell hasn’t attended a Patriots game is that he knows what kind of reception he’d receive.

Except Gronkowski thinks the reception would be even worse than Goodell realizes.

241 responses to “Rob Gronkowski: Patriots fans will keep Roger Goodell out of the stadium

  1. Say what you will about Gronk but he has the fans back as well and one of the many reasons Gronk is loved in New England.

  2. Not once have I seen a column about how the NFL office changed the SB LI..Film,. Bueller? Bueller?,
    In the now official NFL film, Roger the rat never presents the trophy, not suffers booing from the fans, it cut right to Bradshaw..Give atta, boys to Kraft, Brady, BB.
    ROGER THE RAT, is spared the humiliation

  3. Retire, Roger. Go take baths in your pile of $100 bills, spend the rest of your time strangling animals, do whatever it is you like to do. Just step away from the NFL.

  4. Goodell had the opportunity to clear up the Framegate smear job, but instead chose to cover up lies with more lies. His getting booed off the stage at the Superbowl was well deserved.

  5. After watching cities like Boston implode after this last election I too have decided I will never visit the riot infested city….

  6. I love all this. 5 Lombardis, everyone in the organization knows they’re playing with house money for the reminder of the regime, and nobody is being polite anymore. Probably back to business come training camp, but this will be a rare outspoken offseason for the Pats.

  7. I hope everyone knows that he does nothing without the owners approval. He is just a puppet of the owners.

  8. key2heat says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:36 AM
    Must be the same fans who protest and destroy property.
    +++++++++++++++++++

    Fun Fact: Despite thousands spontaneously celebrating in the streets Boston Police made absolutely ZERO Super Bowl related arrests. Being experienced at winning in this century helps, your team should try it sometime.

  9. The Pats went 3-1 while Brady was suspended and then went on to win the SB.
    SO what are they still mad about?
    Seesh…there are 31 other teams that wish they could be put upon so harshly.

  10. C’mon man… way to blow Gronk’s hyperbolic expression of fan loyalty somehow into a serious threat to the commish. I know it’s the offseason, but seriously?

  11. Robert Kraft needs to tell his players and coaches to tone down this garbage. It isn’t the least bit helpful to feed pablum to many of the Patriots’ fans who act like perpetual victims a.k.a. babies. They just can’t let it go. This type of anger directed towards anyone person isn’t helpful. This type of anger just feeds on itself. There is only one person who can stop it is Robert Kraft. IMO, it is out of control.

  12. C’mon Rog, have the courage of your convictions. If you think you were so right to suspend Brady, not release the PSI tests, release false info etc., come face the music.

    Coward…

  13. I think it would be great for Roger to go then the Patriot nation could show their class for all of us to see on tv. It would certainly prove to any doubters what little class is left in New England once an area of manners and grace, but now a land of mouth breathing bad mannered millennials and their rude parents. Love to see the spectacle……the up side having had their day with Roger maybe the whining would ebb to a tolerable level….never eliminated because some will always play the victim.

  14. The whole Framegate Nonsense Show was pronounced a victory by Brady and the Patriots when Goodell handed over the trophy a couple of weeks ago. The very definition of poetic justice.

    We’ll have to see what else the league and Goodell can drum up against the Pats, so they can respond by winning another title.

    Goodell is a puppet and a clown. He knows it and is OK with it because it has made him a ridiculously rich individual, if an immensely unworthy one. In quiet moments with himself, he is no doubt aware of how he scapegoated Brady and has either made peace with it, or not.

  15. I’m no fan of Goodell but I think I hate Pats fans worse. The constant victim complex is annoying. Can’t wait for Brady & Belichek to retire so this city can go back to not giving a crap about that team.

    -I live here.

  16. I just love the ignorance that Goodell expresses. Like he is shocked at the question of going to Foxboro. As if he can’t fathom why anyone would think there is any reason for the fans to be angry. As if everything that happened was on the level. Hahaha. It was a frame job from the start. That’s why Goodell changed Brady’s answers in his official ruling and then requested his ruling be sealed to cover up for the lie.

    Since people are dumb, I won’t even argue whether balls were deflated, that becomes irrelevant to the fact that the commissioner lied, and fabricated in his ruling. How can anyone trust him??? How can anyone believe him??? Brady stated a dozen times that his conversations with Jastremzky included 2 topics: super bowl ball prep, and the accusations of deflating footballs. A dozen times Brady made those statements. And goodell’s official ruling found Brady not credible because Brady only admitted to discussing super bowl ball prep and not the deflation accusations. It’s in black and white. Regardless of what the pats did or didn’t do, in my mind the commissioner needs to go. Even if he was simply following orders after certain owners ordered the code red, that’s all well and good when its secret back room type stuff. But once that transcript was revealed, that should have been the end of Goodell’s reign

  17. gotitan says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:39 AM
    Stay Classy and enjoy your wonderful weather.
    +++++++++++++++++++++

    Wow, chippys dusting off some of the dormant id’s today. Hint for you chip, stick with the miami id’s when making weather comments. Nashville is only a couple of degrees warmer than Boston atm, lol

  18. I don’t think that’s necessarily the case but I think the boos that would reign down on him would set a new decibel record.

  19. gotitan says enjoy the weather, we have 4 beautiful seasons, mountains, rolling hills, incredible foliage great beaches never mind the culture and universities…you have Tennessee.

  20. Geez, quit the incessant whining already! Brady cheated, he got caught, he got punished and yet you still won the Super Bowl. It’s time to get over the obsession with being mad at Goodell. Everyone outside of New England is sick and tired of hearing about how much the Patriots and their fans hate the commissioner. Your laughable indignation is eclipsed only by your arrogance and greed. Please, on behalf of the rest of the league’s fans, just stop it.

  21. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:54 AM
    I think it would be great for Roger to go then the Patriot nation could show their class for all of us to see on tv. It would certainly prove to any doubters what little class is left in New England

    Why is so many are looking for class from football fans, or players or anything related to the NFL? I mean really now.

    class lol

    always cracks me up. And this Drool guy is a Steelers fan…home of the Bernard Pollard fan club t-shirts because he took out Brady. Not to mention evrything else I could mention about that team’s history. And he wants class from NE!

    Go to the opera or something maybe

  22. I’d give anything to see Patriot fans block a plane from landing at the airport. These are the same fans who shower Aaron Hernandez with gifts and letters of adoration while he’s serving his prison term.

  23. Growing up in New England, I could tell you there were many Patriots’ fans in the 1970s.

    Obviously attendance was down in the years between Hannah’s retirement and the arrival of Bill Parcells. But the claim that “90%” of Pats’ fans didn’t care about the team until 2001 is ridiculous.

    If you want a long-term perspective, the Red Sox have always been Boston’s #1 team. And for a long time the Bruins were clearly #2, even during the Russell years. During the Bird years, the Celtics finally broke through and neared the popularity of the Red Sox. (They may have passed it for a while.)

    The Patriots are the youngest of the 4 Boston professional teams. And it’s true they are bigger now than they were 30 years ago. That’s what happens when an organization plays at an elite level for so long.

  24. I’d give anything to see Patriot fans block a plane from landing at the airport. These are the same fans who shower Aaron Hernandez with gifts and letters of adoration while he’s serving his prison term..

  25. I love these new Englanders (even southwest Connecticut) saying there were no fans prior to 01. As a mass native now living in Chicago where my wife is from, these same idiots and others argue that there were no blackhawks fans prior to 2010. In actuality, fans were sick of the BS pulled by Billy wirtz who took the money and didn’t invest in the hawks mich like the Jacobs family does to us. Fact is, us patriot fans had a rubbish late 80’s/early 90’s. switching owners, maybe move to St Louis, a coach quitting on us, anther losing the locker room.

    True patriots fans were FED UP. And Mr Kraft cares so much he opened Gillette without a PSL RACKET. How do you like those apples?!

  26. The Patriots organization and it’s fans just need to let it go. It’s no different than those of us who file grievances against our supervisors or vice versa. You have to agree to disagree and move on. The process worked itself out and now it’s over with.

    Brady shook Goodell’s hand. He could of made a real ugly display on TV for the world to see, but he didn’t. I think that’s a lesson for all of us.

  27. LOL, whatever. Yes, the same fans who could have cared less, during the Sullivan, Kiam, and Orthwein years, and probably only could tell who Kiam was, from electric shaver commercials. Die-hard Bruins, Celtics, and Red Sox fans are legit. But Patriots fans are a complete joke. Five years after Brady retires, that stadium will be half empty.

  28. yankees2009 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:44 AM
    “The best fans. The most loyal fans”…. Really dude.

    I’m fairly certain +90% of patriot fans today weren’t patriot fans before this millennium
    ++++++++++++++++

    You do realize we are 17 seasons into this millennium right? But you are still wrong anyway, the current winning incarnation of Pats nation traces it’s roots to ’94, those of who were here before that are the ones that are along for the ride. I’ll grant you that prior to Kraft buying the team many fans here had a hard embracing a team that not only didn’t win often but was poorly run and under a constant threat of being moved. Kraft bought the team in ’94 and the next day the season ticket allotment sold out. An 18 year old guy that became a fan when Kraft bought the team can now share that fandom and pass along a winning tradition with his own 18 year old son.
    But maybe the bandwagon nonsense has a small kernel of truth to it. I guess babies born on a bandwagon would technically remain bandwagon fans all their life.

    Think about that, there’s an entire generation that has only known 1 losing season.

  29. Yeah, because if he did attend, Goodell would be coming through a regular entrance and walking the concourses by himself.

    I assume if he attends any stadium, he is coming in through a less used entrance so as not to have to interact with real fans. The Pats fans may hate him worse, but most fans hate him. He wouldn’t “lower himself” to interact with the likes of us.

  30. Goodell is the one person who can unite a clear majority of Americans; it just so happens they are united against him.

  31. clayjtitan66 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:05 AM
    Fire 🔥 Goodell
    He is the Bush 43 of commissioners.

    _______________

    That’s an insult to W.

  32. If Goodell really wants to go to a Pats game, let him buy his own ticket, like the rest of the fans, and sit in the crowd, like the rest of the fans. Should be a fun day for him and everyone else…no formal invitation needed.

  33. beachsidejames says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:58 AM
    Goodell should go there .. perfect place to take a dump.

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    On top of your head would be better

  34. buffalosportsfan80 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:21 AM
    The Patriots organization and it’s fans just need to let it go.

    __________________

    Nope. Never. Or not until Goodell releases the 2015 PSI numbers.

  35. savethebs says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:55 AM
    I’m no fan of Goodell but I think I hate Pats fans worse. The constant victim complex is annoying. Can’t wait for Brady & Belichek to retire so this city can go back to not giving a crap about that team.

    They have sold out EVERY game since 1994
    Tell us again how they “didn’t give a crap about football before Brady and Belichek”

    Crybaby myth # 16. Patriots had no fans prior to 2001

  36. Are the fans still crying about that? They cheated, they got caught, they got punished. That’s called life, grow up and get the hell over it!

  37. boiler72 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:21 AM
    LOL, whatever. Yes, the same fans who could have cared less, during the Sullivan, Kiam, and Orthwein years, and probably only could tell who Kiam was, from electric shaver commercials. Die-hard Bruins, Celtics, and Red Sox fans are legit. But Patriots fans are a complete joke. Five years after Brady retires, that stadium will be half empty.

    ———————–

    The haters have finally given up on attacking the Patriots and their players directly. They know that battle was decided when Brady and the team stormed back to win their 5th SB. They now resort to hoping and praying that the support for the team will fade once Brady retires…. I almost feel bad for these people.

  38. Roger will offer up some bogus excuse about not attending the Patriots home opener on that Thursday night because he really does not know how to tell the truth. Seriously, it will be worth a good laugh if he says that he will be spending the week in Atlanta to help open their new stadium. Stop the Lying!!!!!

  39. ““The fans are nuts, they’re wild, and they have the Patriots’ back no matter how many times they get busted for cheating.”

  40. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:54 AM
    I think it would be great for Roger to go then the Patriot nation could show their class for all of us to see on tv. It would certainly prove to any doubters what little class is left in New England

    ———————

    I suppose it was classy when your coach tripped a player returning a kick? Pittsburgh is the armpit of the country.

  41. Actually Gronk is wrong here. We fans of the 5 time World Champion Patriots will be happy to welcome #LyinRoger into the Stadium.

    And we’re even happy to put even put his grill on the jumbotron.:)

  42. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:54 AM
    I think it would be great for Roger to go then the Patriot nation could show their class for all of us to see on tv. It would certainly prove to any doubters what little class is left in New England


    I think it would be great to see the Steelers go 0-3 against the World Champion Patriots in AFC Championship games. Oh wait that already happened. 🙂

    Care to make it 0-4?

    🙂

  43. Sometimes Gronk gets a bit carried away with the pro wrasslin bits, which of course is why we love him. But Kraft will probably have to respond to take this down a notch.

    Of course we want him to come and go safely. To be forced to see those clown shirts, watch the banner go up, listen to the crowd go nuts for Brady and Belichick, and be booed relentlessly as he absolutely deserves..

    Goodell needs to be forced out for the damage he has done to the league with his poor judgement and overreach in arbitrary and grossly inconsistent policy. There will be a price to pay in the next CBA.

  44. Roger Goodell is in no way the victim in this situation.

    Seems to me that Roger Goodell has complete control of (and responsibility for) his own destiny. Just go through an introspective evaluation of what went right and what went wrong about how the NFL league office handled the situation, take responsibility for the errors, and apologize. For starters, the information published by the NFL was completely inaccurate, and the NFL league office made no effort to correct it (and actually went out of its way not to correct it). There is more than just the inaccurate data too. How difficult is it to admit this could have been handled better?

    This is what Roger Goodell preaches…..personal responsibility…that players, coaches and owners are supposed to take responsibility. Until Roger does this, he will be viewed as a hypocrite (not just by Patriots fans either). Blaming the Patriots for the clown shirt is just the inverse of releasing false data and smearing the Patriots franchise. The other party is not always the wrong party Roger.

  45. buffalosportsfan80 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:21 AM

    The Patriots organization and it’s fans just need to let it go.

    Sure, once two things happen. 🙂

    They release the PSI measurements that they’re clearly afraid to show the public.

    And all the participants and players involved in this phony cheating scandal are exposed and get their comeuppance in the public eye.

    Then we’ll let it go.

    🙂

  46. As much as I’d love to see Roger come to the Razor to hear him booed and jeered mercilessly, I kind of want him to keep his legacy alive by coming up with a spineless excuse not to attend the season opener. Slimy Rog won the battle but the Pats won the war.

  47. Relax haters nothing would never happen should he choose to come to a game. Luminaries going to the game fly into one of four airports; Boston, Warwick, Lincoln or Mansfield. All have secured tarmacs. From there they chopper in to a secure landing area next to the stadium. From there they have clear sailing into the stadium where the best anyone could do is yell at him from a very long distance. Should they choose to drive in, there is a secured roadway that the players and other authorized people use that again takes them to the same secured entry point.

  48. You can see how wrong some people are by how they react to being caught. Innocents defend their selves, the guilty lash out at their accusers.
    Pats fan can express anything they want (talk is cheap) but the facts are:
    In 2007 Belichick was officially fined $500,000 — the largest fine ever imposed on a coach in the league’s then-87-year history,[16] and the maximum permitted under league rules. The Patriots were also fined $250,000, and stripped of their first-round selection in the 2008 NFL Draft.
    Then the Patriots organization was fined $1 million and lost their first round pick in the 2016 NFL draft and their fourth round pick in the 2017 NFL draft. Tom Brady was suspended four games.
    The organization accepted these sanctions.

  49. Honestly, if he just admitted what he and the other stooges planned, all would probably be forgiven. the fact that he sits there with that smug look on his face and lies on natl tv is what keeps the hate going.

  50. Anyone remember this?

    “After a Dec. 22, 1985, game with the Cincinnati Bengals in which the Patriots earned a playoff berth. A 30-foot section of goal post was carried onto Route 1…”

    So I think carrying Goodell down Route 1 would top that moment.

  51. haha! Obviously this is a very bad time for all of you haters. The Patriots are now the greatest NFL Dynasty of all time, a Double Decade Dynasty. Patriots have the GOAT QB, the GOAT coach, the GOAT owner, the GOAT tight end. Having been dominated by the Patriots since 01′ breeds tremendous jealousy. Let the hate continue to flow through you, keep the tears coming, Pats fans love it!

  52. key2heat says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:08 AM

    It’s convenient that pats fans ignore the texted conversations about DEFLATING THE FOOTBALLS
    ____________________________________

    I somehow missed those text messages. Where in the Wells Report did you find them? Oh, that’s right, there are no text messages about deflating footballs!

  53. Tee hee 🙂 Patriot Hater is still so salty and it’s almost 3 weeks later 🙂

    It’s obvious the emotional damage starting with Malcolm Butler’s interception has taken its toll!

    🙂

  54. .
    To the ” let it go crowd” :

    Gronkowski didn’t call a press conference to discuss framegate. He was asked about it in an ESPN interview. PFT then picked up the story and posted it. When others started attacking the Patriots, then their fans defended them.

    BTW…. Don’t you wish your team averaged over 12 wins per season since 2001? Don’t you wish that every game your team played since 2001 had playoff implications? Don’t you wish your team made the playoffs 14 of the last 15 years? Don’t you wish your team has been to 7 of the last 15 Super Bowls?
    .

  55. Hey Patriot Hater 🙂

    2 and 2 – ATL 2, 11:08, 28-J. White rush for 2 yards, TOUCHDOWN.

    Tee hee 🙂 U mad boy? Tell us how mad you are. Let that rage come right out! Tee hee

    🙂

  56. tylawspick6 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:38 AM
    Someone will try to take Goodell out. I have no doubt.

    I don’t think he makes it into the stadium.
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    That seems like a reasonable response kill or beat him to a pulp. I’m sure Goodell will walk up to the stadium without any security amongst the fans.

    The Patriots, and Brady, got the last laugh and the SB trophy. Get over it already NE!

  57. Pats fans are now the least classy fans in NFL. Ravens you have dropped to #2. Patriots are the worst franchise in sports history. Caught cheating twice and its always somebody’s faulty. TAINTED TITLE-TOWN

  58. justchuckn says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:42 AM
    No Rodger is more than welcome to come in its leaving that’s going to be the real issue
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    You should at least be able to spell Roger, right?

  59. This initially was an $8k equipment violation. But oh no, the Pats dug in and more skeletons kept falling out of there closet.

    You got caught, you paid the price, and you still won it all. Stop being such bee yotche cry babies and move on. Pats fans are truly insufferable pathetics!

  60. Think about that, there’s an entire generation that has only known 1 losing season.

    I guess that helps explain their boorish and obtuse behavior. Something that is now the description of the fan base.

  61. yeah i know what you mean. just like the 4 tainted titles from the 70s with all the steroid use in the steeler locker room. too bad, they were such a talented bunch. it’s a shame they’re remembered as fake tough guys that had to resort to steroids to be competitive. ****

    steelerfanjo says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:03 AM
    Pats fans are now the least classy fans in NFL. Ravens you have dropped to #2. Patriots are the worst franchise in sports history. Caught cheating twice and its always somebody’s faulty. TAINTED TITLE-TOWN

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  62. because you got caught cheating??? might as well be upset at the one who caught you. make a lot of sense, doesn’t it?

  63. inbillwetrust2015 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:18 AM

    yeah i know what you mean. just like the 4 tainted titles from the 70s with all the steroid use in the steeler locker room. too bad, they were such a talented bunch. it’s a shame they’re remembered as fake tough guys that had to resort to steroids to be competitive. ****

    —-
    Don’t forget about the one handed to them by the refs and the other one from Dr Rydze’s “help” 🙂 ******

    5 legit titles for the Patriots > 0 for the Steelers. Even a little kid can tell you that. 🙂

  64. Hey Gronk – the idiot police want their brain back. You don’t own the NFL, and neither do your fans. I am not a fan of Goodell (at all) but he’s there because the owners (including Kraft) voted him in. So he is the authority. If he wants to go to FoxB he will. What you just said sounds like a threat and that is both trashy and dumb.

    Of course I don’t expect a lot more from you or your homers.

  65. eglsfan says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:58 AM

    Gee you Chowds think you are pretty tough……please shut up


    Nah. But thanks for asking.

    🙂

  66. steelerfanjo says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:03 AM
    Pats fans are now the least classy fans in NFL. Ravens you have dropped to #2. Patriots are the worst franchise in sports history. Caught cheating twice and its always somebody’s faulty. TAINTED TITLE-TOWN
    ==================

    I will use your logic and reasoning and apply it to your qb. Roethlisberger is a 2 time sex offender. He got caught raping women twice. See how stupid you sound now, no, you probably don’t see it.

  67. As far as saying “get over it” and “move on”: You do realize that you’re condoning the commissioner of a league perpetrating a fraud to hamstring a team and essentially rig games? What should be over is him having that job. And how do you move on from something that hasn’t happened yet – the draft pick they still will lose?

  68. I can’t stand the Pat’s, or a lot of their fans, but they’re not wrong on this one. For whatever reason(s) that could maybe possibly be revealed later in a lifetime, they were set up and inexplicably punished quite harshly.

    Signed,
    Steelers fan.

  69. Horrible delusional fans.


    That’s superior fans of the World Champion Patriots to you.

    Address us properly boy!

    🙂

  70. If you must bring politics into the Sports World ; the majority of Patriots fans are not liberals. I am amazed by how many people choose to make a political statement on a “Football Talk” site. Football is football and politics is politics . Please allow everyone to enjoy “Football Talk” in peace.

  71. Brady must be tired of playing these puny weakling teams and their wussy fans every year.

    I say fold them all and bring in a REAL MAN’s team or two for a shot at the king. The GOAT will appreciate the competition as would we all.

    Wussies don’t belong in pro football. GET OUT OF OUR LEAGUE.

  72. As the virulence of some comments indicate, Goodell has to avoid Gillette for his own safety; the zoo his attendance would cause would also overwhelm the game. His contract runs through the 2018 season (it was extended in 2012) while the CBA runs through the 2020 season and the base television contracts through 2022. I was unable to determine if Goodell will continue to get paid in the event of early termination of his contract for anything but “cause” meaning that the owners may need to continue to pay his ridiculously high salary (last reported to be $44.2 million before the NFL waived its tax exempt status in 2015 so it’s now secret) if they fire him early (unlike players’ contracts). Assuming his contract is not “at will” the fans, players, owners and sponsors will need to endure him through the Super Bowl in 2019. I think the owners know they made a mistake in extending him in January 2012 but would need to eat almost $100 million to fire him now. That would be a bitter pill even for the billionaire owners.

  73. Roger was only doing the bidding of the owners, or a cabal of owners, i.e. Rooney, Mara Woody J, Irsay, etc. – who wanted to knock the Pats/Kraft/Belichick/Brady down a peg or two. Goodell’s a pawn. A well-paid one at that.

  74. badboysgetspanked says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:10 AM
    This initially was an $8k equipment violation. But oh no, the Pats dug in and more skeletons kept falling out of there closet.

    You got caught, you paid the price, and you still won it all. Stop being such bee yotche cry babies and move on. Pats fans are truly insufferable pathetics!

    There was never an $8k equipment violation. That would have been the end of it but NOOOOOOOO, Roger had to invent a violation and penalty light years past any past precedent. Minn & Carolina were caught red handed heating balls. Black letter law, no fine.

    When someone goes that far to put you on an inclined plane wrapped helically around an axis you don’t get over it until they admit they were wrong and apologize.

  75. glac1 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:46 AM
    After watching cities like Boston implode after this last election I too have decided I will never visit the riot infested city….
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    Good, we don’t want Jet fans like you.

  76. newjerseygiants says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:17 AM
    I’m mainly a Giants guy, and also follow the Jets. But for some reason, don’t mind the Patriots. Strange….isn’t it? My father, who is 80 years old feels the same way.
    ___________________

    Not so strange at all. I am a generational Giants fan as well. I went to college in Boston, married a Boston girl and worked up there for a few years. I attended a lot of Pats games with my wife and assorted outlaws. We even had season tickets for a few years while living there. Reason 3,768 why it’s good to be a Giants fan, the Pats are not the boogieman under our beds, we can just enjoy their games without any envy and jealousy. If the Giants can’t get to the SB I am more than happy to see the Pats win it. All the more so after framegate. Our offspring have ‘dual citizenship’ when it comes to the NFL. Something that could never happen with baseball, where we remain a house divided.

  77. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:54 AM
    I think it would be great for Roger to go then the Patriot nation could show their class for all of us to see on tv. It would certainly prove to any doubters what little class is left in New England once an area of manners and grace, but now a land of mouth breathing bad mannered millennials and their rude parents. Love to see the spectacle……the up side having had their day with Roger maybe the whining would ebb to a tolerable level….never eliminated because some will always play the victim.

    With each new comment it’s proven that Kraft was spot on,

    Envy & jealousy are incurable diseases.

    I ask all to join me in prayer for a cure.

  78. One For The D**k #Six | Feb 24, 2017, 11:30 AM EST
    steelerfanjo says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:03 AM
    Pats fans are now the least classy fans in NFL. Ravens you have dropped to #2. Patriots are the worst franchise in sports history. Caught cheating twice and its always somebody’s faulty. TAINTED TITLE-TOWN
    ==================

    I will use your logic and reasoning and apply it to your qb. Roethlisberger is a 2 time sex offender. He got caught raping women twice. See how stupid you sound now, no, you probably don’t see it.

    I will use some logic on you, but I am afraid it will be wasted on your room temp IQ. Slander is not taken lightly and you have just committed it. Ben hasn’t been caught twice you fool……..time to back outside for recess young man

  79. Ok tylawspick6. Please Mr mobster tell us how the nfl commissioner is going to get taken out no doubt. So the fans are that delusional that they will kill a man because he suspended Tom Brady? Lmao!!!!!! Thanks for that laugh today. Some people need to get a life

  80. Wussies don’t belong in pro football. GET OUT OF OUR LEAGUE.

    They don’t belong here on PFT either so close up the keyboard and stop embarrassing your fellow Patriot fans with your childish ranting….and wipe the spittle off the corner of your mouth.

  81. eglsfan says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:58 AM
    Gee you Chowds think you are pretty tough……please shut up
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    badboysgetspanked says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:30 AM
    What is the difference between Tom Brady and his legion of Peeps?

    Brady has class.
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    u4iadman says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:27 AM
    Horrible delusional fans. Cheating team, proven.
    ———————————————————-

    The overwhelming majority Pats fans on this site, more than any other fan base apparently, would love to have real football discussion on these boards. But people who post statements like the above, and so many more similar comments, make that damn near impossible.

    As Robert Kraft pointed out, and I paraphrase “…Envy and jealousy are incurable diseases…”

    Pats fans do not need to let anything go. Those of you who are envious and jealous are the ones who need to let it go.

  82. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:58 AM
    Wussies don’t belong in pro football. GET OUT OF OUR LEAGUE.

    They don’t belong here on PFT either so close up the keyboard and stop embarrassing your fellow Patriot fans with your childish ranting….and wipe the spittle off the corner of your mouth.

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  83. jchipwood says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:20 AM
    As anyone reading these comments can tell………patriot fans are by far the toughest people on Earth.

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    Tougher than a guy who masquerades around all day under countless monikers in a futile effort to complain about the team that owns him.

    At least be funny when you troll–then we could stand you.

  84. LyinRogerMustGo says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:40 AM
    Brady must be tired of playing these puny weakling teams and their wussy fans every year.

    I say fold them all and bring in a REAL MAN’s team or two for a shot at the king. The GOAT will appreciate the competition as would we all.

    Wussies don’t belong in pro football. GET OUT OF OUR LEAGUE.

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    There is no place for this crap on here. I understand his rants bring clicks……selling out to insanity.

  85. Hate Brady if you want, that’s sports fandom, but if you’re defending Goodell to do it you should be ashamed of yourself.

    His dishonesty, addiction to self promotion, disregard for science and grotesque incompetence is an affront to all football fans and to all thinking people and especially to those of us who are both.

  86. key2heat says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:08 AM
    It’s convenient that pats fans ignore the texted conversations about DEFLATING THE FOOTBALLS

    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    Wrong again.

    I have never ignored those texts. They make perfect sense when you factor in the fact the balls in games prior to that game were inflated WAY above the legal range of 12.5-13.5 PSI.

    This is so simple to understand, it’s not surprising Hatriot Nation has never once acknowledged the fact that at a Jets game prior, the balls were inflated to around 16 PSI!!!

    Common sense is NOT common in Hatriot Nation. only hurt feelings.
    Sensitive little Snowflakes, look at them all clamor to post their cyrbaby posts.
    It’s over babies, The Dynasty laughs at your weeeeaaak-a$$ comments

  87. nomargarciaparra says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:45 AM
    Growing up in New England I can tell you first hand; there were not many Patriots fans before 2001
    ****************************************
    I love these comments. Why would this take anything from fans now? What.. because they didnt care about a team? So all the Steelers fans who are because their fathers were back in the 70’s or ‘Boys fans because they were dominant in the 90’s or the 9ers fans or Browns. So few people become fans of a team that sucks… or wasnt introduced (an expansion/move) in their lifetime. Maybe in 20 years this comment would be valid if Pats suck and there are no fans.
    The fact that I grew into being a fan after college and this happened to be when they became great doesn’t diminish who i am as a fan now. So sorry I didnt decide to follow football when trying to set up the rest of my life and didnt follow my fathers team which HE became a fan when said team was dominant. Look back at your self and ask what made you choose that team. Was it parents, dominance, rebellion against one of the two above.

  88. glac1 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:46 AM
    After watching cities like Boston implode after this last election I too have decided I will never visit the riot infested city….
    —————————————————————

    There was no, “Implosion”, in Boston.

    There was a massive protest against another tyrannical madman. It is called, “Patriotism”.

    Without people like us, you would be safely hiding in your basement, speaking to your mummy in a British accent.

    Without us, this time, you will be speaking with a Russian accent within 4 years.

    Cower and criticize now….thank us later!

  89. dryden74 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:47 AM

    Roger was only doing the bidding of the owners, or a cabal of owners, i.e. Rooney, Mara Woody J, Irsay, etc. – who wanted to knock the Pats/Kraft/Belichick/Brady down a peg or two. Goodell’s a pawn. A well-paid one at that.

    —-
    Yep and that’s not the job that a commissioner is hired to do. He is supposed to act in the interest of all players, coaches and owners, not just his BFF owners.

    Sounds like a good reason to #FireGoodell

    🙂

  90. steelerfanjo says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:03 AM
    Pats fans are now the least classy fans in NFL. Ravens you have dropped to #2. Patriots are the worst franchise in sports history. Caught cheating twice and its always somebody’s faulty. TAINTED TITLE-TOWN
    ==================

    I will use your logic and reasoning and apply it to your qb. Roethlisberger is a 2 time sex offender. He got caught raping women twice. See how stupid you sound now, no, you probably don’t see it.
    —————-
    I’ll go further. Steelers admitted to steroid use on a massive scale –

    “Even before the controversy surfaced involving Dr. Richard Rydze, the team’s longtime physician who stepped aside last season after authorities revealed he’d run up a six-figure credit card bill purchasing human growth hormone, the Pittsburgh Steelers had a history of associations with performance-enhancing drugs.”

    Did everyone forget the steelers coach stepping onto the field during play and interfered with a kick return for a touchdown?

    You’re a hypocrite if you think new england is dirty and the steelers aren’t. Caught cheating twice= 1. taping during a game from the wrong spot even though taping is legal to do – it’s in the rule book 2. the nfl admitted in court they had no evidence that brady deflated footballs or had knowledge of it – it’s in the court transcripts.

  91. you bitter patriot fans disgust me.
    news flash genius. winning a superbowl does not mean tommy was innocent.
    in fact, it makes tommy look even dumber. cheating all these years when they didnt need to.
    go ahead and hate roger.
    we all hate you.
    its teams like you and the donkeys that are watering down the game we love by cheating and getting away with it.

  92. As Robert Kraft pointed out, and I paraphrase “…Envy and jealousy are incurable diseases…”

    Pats fans do not need to let anything go. Those of you who are envious and jealous are the ones who need to let it go.

    And those of you that casually except Krafts biased excuse for cheating must now know your stupidity can’t be cured either. There no where as many jealous people as you and Kraft believe but more that are sick of the attitude rarely seen by perennial Champs acting like chumps.

  93. turtlehut says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:49 AM

    ………..The organization accepted these sanctions.
    ==========================
    Sure, just like an innocent death row inmate who is ultimately executed accepted his sentence because he died after being leathely injected.

    What exactly were the options the Patriots chose to ignore when they “accepted these sanctions”?

  94. Isn’t it so adorable to see Patriot Hater talk about the World Champion Patriots every day on PFT? 🙂

    It’s like a group of tiny little mice squeaking about the grizzly bear down the street!

    🙂

  95. yes hes being over the top, but in the end nfl is entertainment, not something to be taken as a life death matter. i firmly defend the pats at every turn but if you seriously think goodell should be physically harmed over an obstacle we overcame and made him look dumb while doing it, you are deranged. we exacted our revenge in the best way possible. we dont even need words to laugh at goodell and the whole world was laughing with us.

  96. Hopefully Roger will suspend him for taking off his shirt and chugging beers in public. If he wasn’t white, it would’ve already happened. (And I’m white but the way this guy gets away with his off field antics is beyond my comprehension so I have nowhere else to go for the excuse.)

  97. soflaken says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:08 AM
    Geez, quit the incessant whining already! Brady cheated, he got caught, he got punished and yet you still won the Super Bowl. It’s time to get over the obsession with being mad at Goodell. Everyone outside of New England is sick and tired of hearing about how much the Patriots and their fans hate the commissioner. Your laughable indignation is eclipsed only by your arrogance and greed. Please, on behalf of the rest of the league’s fans, just stop it.
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    Hey…..I just got a great idea, if you don’t want to read it stay out the Pats related topics.

    Just a tip

    Have a nice day.

    Oh and by the way……Kiss the Rings

  98. townie45, since you brought up politics, while basically saying you abhor it when others do, let’s at least state facts in respect to the presidential vote in Massachusetts and New England:

    Hillary Clinton
    60.8%
    1,964,768 votes

    Donald Trump
    33.5%
    1,083,069 votes

    Clinton won every New England state.

    Trump is president but the truth still matters.

    By the way, I seem to remember Massachusetts being the only state in the union to vote against Nixon in 1972. We all know how that turned out.

  99. This story was acquired before Gronk had his Snickers. Gronk was promised chocolate milk and they ran out, and he had to drink regular milk at snack time. HE was very angry about that, and then the reporter asked him about Gooddell and this is what happens when Gronk doesn’t get his chocolate milk.
    As a Pats fan, Goodell will get in and get booed beyond anything has ever seen, and will exit safely and get on his plane and fly away forever and THEN we will never see him again.
    Hopefully, the rest of the NFL owners sees what this crappy commish has done to one fan base and ask themseves “what if that was me?”
    #FireGoodellbutyoucanstillcometoFoxboro

  100. You Patriot fans are ridiculous. Do you honestly think you can keep Roger Godell out of your stadium??? Pathetic is what you are, and then you wonder why every other fan around the country loathes you and your team.
    Just go and find the person who stole THE jersey.

  101. Hey Nofool, you just proved my point and didn’t even know it you putz. Everyone knows Big Ben wasn’t caught. Because he didn’t do it. He was simply accused. That’s the entire point. Brady and Ben have both been “caught”. Morons take a person accused, and automatically refer to them as being guilty. Brady was accused of deflating balls, but the evidence proves the contrary. Ben was accused of assault, but the evidence proves to the contrary. That’s the WHOLE point of my comment. Just because there is an accusation doesn’t mean their was a crime. But thanks for making my point with your asinine reaponse

  102. MTLighthouse69 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:53 AM
    Robert Kraft needs to tell his players and coaches to tone down this garbage. It isn’t the least bit helpful to feed pablum to many of the Patriots’ fans who act like perpetual victims a.k.a. babies. They just can’t let it go. This type of anger directed towards anyone person isn’t helpful. This type of anger just feeds on itself. There is only one person who can stop it is Robert Kraft. IMO, it is out of control.
    ———————————-
    Wrong, the person who can stop it is Roger. Simply admit what people with half a brain already know, that the Patriots/Brady were victims of a bunch of jealous pathetic owners and that their draft picks and money will be returned to them post haste. Wrong righted and we can let bygones be bygones.

  103. key2heat says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:08 AM

    It’s convenient that pats fans ignore the texted conversations about DEFLATING THE FOOTBALLS

    =========

    It’s convenient that critics like yourself ignore that no texts say anything about deflating footballs below 12.5, (which prior to ref inspection isn’t illegal anyways), and that zero texts refer to any tampering after ref inspection (which is illegal).

    But it is true that Brady told the guys to hand the refs the balls with A COPY OF THE PSI RULE so the refs would follow it correctly. Why would Brady do that if he wanted to break the rule?

  104. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Feb 24, 2017 12:27 PM

    And those of you that casually except Krafts biased excuse for cheating must now know your stupidity can’t be cured either.
    ++++++++++++++++

    Talks about other’s stupidity, doesn’t know the difference between except and accept or even understand the use of the word either in that context tacitly implies Kraft was correct and he ACCEPTS and acknowledges it by admitting he can’t be cured EITHER. But as other Pats fans have noted regarding your posts in the past, please do go on, it entertains us “ad noseum.”

  105. steelerfanjo says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:03 AM

    Pats fans are now the least classy fans in NFL. Ravens you have dropped to #2. Patriots are the worst franchise in sports history. Caught cheating twice and its always somebody’s faulty. TAINTED TITLE-TOWN

    ============

    Clearly you have never been to a Raiders game.

    And Steelers were caught cheating twice in one year this year, so I’d pipe down (injury report shenanigans, apparent ball deflation, which I don’t believe, but if you believe the Pats did, the you MUST believe the Steelers also did).

  106. u4iadman says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:27 AM

    Horrible delusional fans. Cheating team, proven.

    Deal.
    =====

    Wrong article, bro. Broncos article is a few more links down.

  107. That was just Gronk being Gronk if you watch the interview. Getting booed doesn’t hurt Goodell. Watch the draft sometime, it’s merciless. The clown t-shirt seems to have struck a nerve. Gotta love thet. Hope it doesn’t hurt Patricia’s career.

  108. Newsflash to Brady Lovers. Your Prince Tommy fought Deflategate at every turn, until he chickened and quit before taking it to the Supreme Court. Why was that exactly? Advice of smart counsel?

    As Wyatt Earp told the Clanton years ago before OK Corral, direct quote, “you want a fight, now you got it!” That’s exactly what Goodell and 31 cheated owners did and guess what Cupcakes, they won. All fines, sanctions, suspensions aside, they got their pound of flesh from the Cheetahs!

  109. yourunclerico says:
    Feb 24, 2017 12:25 PM

    you bitter patriot fans disgust me.
    news flash genius. winning a superbowl does not mean tommy was innocent.
    in fact, it makes tommy look even dumber. cheating all these years when they didnt need to.
    go ahead and hate roger.
    we all hate you.
    its teams like you and the donkeys that are watering down the game we love by cheating and getting away with it.

    ======

    Don’t forget the Steelers! Apparently they had a ball deflation scheme going this year too! Or maybe it was the weather, I forget. We are all still waiting for Ted Wells to tell us what to think.

  110. Man it’s AWESOME being a fan of the World Champion Patriots, 5 time champs in fact, winners of more Super Bowls than any NFL team in the last third of a century, winners of more games this century than any NFL team, home of the GOAT QB, the winningest Super Bowl QB in history, the winningest QB in history period, 4 time Super Bowl MVP, 2 time league MVP, the man who all intelligent fans in existence call the greatest of all time, also home of the man who all intelligent fans call the greatest head coach of all time, the greatest fanbase in football as proven by a recent study, the paragon of excellence in not just the modern NFL but in any sport at any time, and if you’re being honest, the paragon of excellence even beyond sports. 🙂

    Yes it really is GREAT to be king! All hail the KING!

    Bow down to us and kiss the full hand of rings. Pucker up buttercups. 🙂

  111. jag1959 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:49 AM

    ………I went to college in Boston, married a Boston girl and worked up there for a few years. I attended a lot of Pats games with my wife and assorted outlaws. We even had season tickets for a few years while living there. Reason 3,768 why it’s good to be a Giants fan, the Pats are not the boogieman under our beds, we can just enjoy their games without any envy and jealousy. If the Giants can’t get to the SB I am more than happy to see the Pats win it. All the more so after framegate. Our offspring have ‘dual citizenship’ when it comes to the NFL. Something that could never happen with baseball, where we remain a house divided.
    ============================
    Hey jag959,

    Fun post, as usual. But come on, you have Mara as an owner. So the only way there can be 3,768 reasons why it’s good to be a Giants fan is if you start counting at 3,767. Maybe I’ll spot you another two or three that might specifically relate to riling up the outlaws. But that’s it.

  112. …overwhelming majority Pats fans on this site, more than any other fan base apparently, would love to have real football discussion…

    Chuckle of the day.

  113. Goodell is the most hated man in Foxborough. Got it. Explain to me again why he was Bobby Kraft’s BFF until Roger couldn’t hide Kraft’s serial cheating anymore? Boom goes the dynamite!

  114. badboysgetspanked says:
    Feb 24, 2017 12:54 PM
    The fact you won SB 51, likely with undiscovered new cheating, doest vindicate you.

    Hating is a religion for some people. It’s all faith-based. Of course that’s been the case for many years now.

  115. “Growing up in New England I can tell you first hand; there were not many Patriots fans before 2001”

    Bull. I grew up in RI in the 70s, and most all of my friends were Pats fans. Once they got past the local blackouts, fanhood grew. Once they became a powerhouse fanhood exploded.

    But there were plenty of Pats fans prior to 2001.

  116. Growing up in New England I can tell you first hand; there were not many Patriots fans before 2001

    ====

    I also grew up in NE. They had as many as any other non-front-running team. And spiked fans in 85 and 96 when they went to Superbowls.

  117. badboysgetspanked says:
    Feb 24, 2017 12:51 PM

    Newsflash to Brady Lovers. Your Prince Tommy fought Deflategate at every turn, until he chickened and quit before taking it to the Supreme Court. Why was that exactly? Advice of smart counsel?

    As Wyatt Earp told the Clanton years ago before OK Corral, direct quote, “you want a fight, now you got it!” That’s exactly what Goodell and 31 cheated owners did and guess what Cupcakes, they won. All fines, sanctions, suspensions aside, they got their pound of flesh from the Cheetahs!

    =======

    His mom got cancer dude. Try to keep up.

  118. billburke says:
    Feb 24, 2017 2:05 PM

    Growing up in New England I can tell you first hand; there were not many Patriots fans before 2001

    ===========

    No, it really picked up when Parcells came to town. The late 80’s and early 90’s were the dark ages that thinned the herd a bit. But Parcells and Bledsoe made them relevant again. Anti-Pats crowd conveniently ignores that vital part of Pats history.

  119. Players shouldn’t stoke the flames like this. I don’t like the commisioner, I live in NE and i attend games. This is out of line. He has as much a right to attend the game as anyone. You can’t promote physically blocking him from the stadium. Also news flash: he will security up the wazoo so wouldn’t end well for the idiots who tried to stop him.

    Boo him all day long, he certainly deserves it. Don’t promote assault.

  120. Gronk is a great NFL tight end…but he is also a special kind of stupid. I’ve had several dogs that were smarter than him

  121. key2heat says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:08 AM

    It’s convenient that pats fans ignore the texted conversations about DEFLATING THE FOOTBALLS
    —————————

    That’s because there are only texted conversations about OVER-INFLATING THE FOOTBALLS

  122. steelerfanjo says:
    Feb 24, 2017 11:03 AM
    Pats fans are now the least classy fans in NFL. Ravens you have dropped to #2. Patriots are the worst franchise in sports history. Caught cheating twice and its always somebody’s faulty. TAINTED TITLE-TOWN

    —————————

    Was it classy when your team’s coach tripped an opposing player during a return? Was that cheating?

  123. Hey jag959,

    Fun post, as usual. But come on, you have Mara as an owner. So the only way there can be 3,768 reasons why it’s good to be a Giants fan is if you start counting at 3,767. Maybe I’ll spot you another two or three that might specifically relate to riling up the outlaws. But that’s it.
    ___________________

    Well root,

    With how late Pats fans were to the adult table it’s easy to see why you might not appreciate that some teams have a long and storied history that precedes the 20 years most of you folks have been around. As to Mara, I freely admit that particular apple fell pretty far from the tree and it’s a shame not all Maras can be Wellington, without whom the league you know wouldn’t exist. There’s a reason the NFL named the very ball the game is played with ‘The Duke’ in his honor. The best thing the Pats previous 3 owners ever did for the league was leave it. Meanwhile the Giants have managed to thrive and even win a couple of Super Bowls you might remember despite their current empty suit of an owner. Refresh my memory again how many did your team win before your current owner took over?

  124. Was it classy when your team’s coach tripped an opposing player during a return? Was that cheating?

    Not classy at all, but it was not tripping in any shape or manner…no contact was made….he did impede his progress by causing the returner to adjust his route resulting in his being tackled.(Binky…how is my Grammar?) so let’s quick with the false narrative.

    Don’t attempt to divert the focus away from your boorish fans snowflake. I hope Roger shows up…….I know the morons will be there in force.

  125. nomargarciaparra says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:45 AM
    Growing up in New England I can tell you first hand; there were not many Patriots fans before 2001

    ——————————-

    That’s odd, I had season tickets throughout the entire Bill Parcells/Drew Bledsoe era, from 1993 to 2002 – and I could have sworn every game was pretty much sold out. If you didn’t leave ridiculously early for the game, the traffic jam was about 5 miles long. And the license plates in the parking lots were from Mass, CT, Vermont, Maine and New Hampshire. Good times!

  126. ““The fans are nuts, they’re wild, and they have the Patriots’ back no matter what.”

    These are the same fans who bo the team after halftime when the game is tied. They are also the same fans who threatened Gostowski via twitter so he had to shut his twitter account. The same fans who were never to be seen before Brady and Belichick. Funny how these PFT boards will be Pats fans free after Brady leaves.

    Pats fans today were Broncos fans in late 90s, Cowboy fans in early 90s.

  127. LyinRogerMustGo says:
    Feb 24, 2017 12:53 PM
    Man it’s AWESOME being a fan of the World Champion Patriots, 5 time champs in fact, winners of more Super Bowls than any NFL team in the last third of a century, winners of more games this century than any NFL team, home of the GOAT QB, the winningest Super Bowl QB in history, the winningest QB in history period, 4 time Super Bowl MVP, 2 time league MVP, the man who all intelligent fans in existence call the greatest of all time, also home of the man who all intelligent fans call the greatest head coach of all time, the greatest fanbase in football as proven by a recent study, the paragon of excellence in not just the modern NFL but in any sport at any time, and if you’re being honest, the paragon of excellence even beyond sports. 🙂

    Yes it really is GREAT to be king! All hail the KING!

    Bow down to us and kiss the full hand of rings. Pucker up buttercups. 🙂
    ————————————–
    Yes because you won those SBs. Yes because you are in the NFL smh. Nice try neckbeard or little boy. I bet the girls younger than you beat you in the punt, pass and kick competitions.

  128. dxfiler says:
    Feb 24, 2017 2:25 PM

    Players shouldn’t stoke the flames like this. I don’t like the commisioner, I live in NE and i attend games. This is out of line. He has as much a right to attend the game as anyone. You can’t promote physically blocking him from the stadium. Also news flash: he will security up the wazoo so wouldn’t end well for the idiots who tried to stop him.
    —————————-

    Good grief. Do you actually think that Roger F. Goodell goes in through the turnstiles like every other fan?

    When he visits a stadium, he arrives at a secure entrance in one of 3 limousines, each of which take a different route to the stadium. He then takes a private elevator to the owner’s secure suite.

    The rabble never even knows when he gets there, or when he leaves.

  129. As Robert Kraft pointed out, and I paraphrase “…Envy and jealousy are incurable diseases…”

    Pats fans do not need to let anything go. Those of you who are envious and jealous are the ones who need to let it go.
    ———————————
    And there is the double standard with Patriots fans. Always claiming to be victim. Do as I say not as I do. Tells everyone to stop being a bitch and yet they act like one. True story about a Patriots fan I went to school with. He tried cheating on tests, got caught, tried to blame others. Last I heard he’s been lurking these boards with the name “LyinRogerMustGo”

  130. Even after football season Pats homers still need to talk about the success of someone else because they love to dream like they are actual NFL football players. Most NE fans have a BMI of 45 or above.

  131. Typical Patriot fan is Mark Wahlberg, who left the game in the 3rd quarter. I bet you all of these NE inbreds turned off the SB in the 3rd quarter. Yet they will claim they watched the whole thing.

  132. at a SuperBowl who was booed the loudest

    Rodger this year by the Pats fans?

    or

    Brady last year by all in attendance when all SB MVPs were introduced?

    Its hard not to applaud what the Pats have achieved (Bills fans know it all too well) But maybe just maybe Rodger went hard after them after he covered up spygate by destroying all the tapes….maybe there was more that was covered up..
    Not sure just throwing out an idea

  133. As Wyatt Earp told the Clanton years ago before OK Corral, direct quote, “you want a fight, now you got it!” That’s exactly what Goodell and 31 cheated owners did and guess what Cupcakes, they won. All fines, sanctions, suspensions aside, they got their pound of flesh from the Cheetahs!

    And then the Pats went out and won their 5th Super Bowl. Who won what exactly drooly?

  134. Gronk is kidding around and its getting reported like it was a serious threat. Fact is if Gronk truly incited fans to go after Goodell the league could really hang him for that even if the courts couldnt.

    They could get him in and out of there easily the same way they get the players and other VIPs in and out of there. (There is a seperate way in and out for those folks) And he would be fine.

    He would get booed of course, but no more or less than the NFL crowd booed him in Houston. And he should probably not go down into the regular seating for a hand shaking expedition, but that was also something not cool in Houston either. He cant do that stuff in any stadium. Its not just a Gillette thing.

    Let Gronk have fun without taking things so seriously.

  135. NE sports fans…..never forget….

    Sports [ unlike cities like Miami or LA]….are important there.

    Dave Roberts…will always be welcome in NE…and it’s for 1 stolen base.

  136. And there is the double standard with Patriots fans. Always claiming to be victim. Do as I say not as I do. Tells everyone to stop being a bitch and yet they act like one. True story about a Patriots fan I went to school with. He tried cheating on tests, got caught, tried to blame others. Last I heard he’s been lurking these boards with the name “
    Lyingrogermustgo.

    My only question is grade school, junior high, or high school? It fits the image of her/him in my mind to a T….his/her isn’t TedMurph per chance…nah that would be too much to be true…yet…..

  137. Let’s see…..turds who don’t like Patriot’s fans are loitering on PFT articles, about the Patriots, and throwing shade? It’s mid February, and you’re here. Whining. Complaining……………All hail the champs and their fans! We really do own you. Best of times.

  138. eglsfan says:
    Feb 24, 2017 10:58 AM

    Gee you Chowds think you are pretty tough……please shut up
    ————————————————-
    Nope. And there is nothing you can do about it. Tough guy.

  139. NE FANS…NEVER FORGET

    Dave Roberts….always will be known and welcomed there…for 1 stolen base.

    8 years ago….walking in downtown Boston….Moses Malone…walking down the street….go to hear 100’s of times…”Moses, Larry’s looking for you, what’s for dinner!””…as they referred to 1983..Larry Bird telling Boston..Moses eats s…

    Roger Goodell…NEVER can come back there…unless he’s in disguise as a drag queen…It’ll be living hell for him….Goddell, is right there w/BinLadin in the eyes of Boston fans…THAT DIRTY.

    DO NOT DO IT ROGER…GRONK IS RIGHT…someone will take a shot @ you…and knock your teeth out..Then again…I’d pay to see that….alot

  140. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Feb 24, 2017 4:08 PM
    And there is the double standard with Patriots fans. Always claiming to be victim. Do as I say not as I do. Tells everyone to stop being a bitch and yet they act like one. True story about a Patriots fan I went to school with. He tried cheating on tests, got caught, tried to blame others. Last I heard he’s been lurking these boards with the name “
    Lyingrogermustgo.

    My only question is grade school, junior high, or high school? It fits the image of her/him in my mind to a T….his/her father isn’t TedMurph per chance…nah that would be too much to be true…yet…..

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    That I fixed it for Rug.
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  141. YouCryin?PatsMustBeDoingTheirJob says:
    Feb 24, 2017 4:09 PM
    Let’s see…..turds who don’t like Patriot’s fans are loitering on PFT articles, about the Patriots, and throwing shade? It’s mid February, and you’re here. Whining. Complaining……………All hail the champs and their fans! We really do own you. Best of times.
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    And here you are loitering these boards with your multiple accounts. At least write your posts in a different format than your other accounts. Try using a thesaurus, you won’t score better than a 400 on your SATS if you keep this up.

  142. joeinbuffalo says:
    Feb 24, 2017 3:30 PM

    Its hard not to applaud what the Pats have achieved (Bills fans know it all too well) But maybe just maybe Rodger went hard after them after he covered up spygate by destroying all the tapes….maybe there was more that was covered up..
    Not sure just throwing out an idea
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    The only thing covered up in the Spygate farce was the fact that there was nothing to cover up.

  143. superpatriotsfan says:
    Feb 24, 2017 4:21 PM

    YouCryin?PatsMustBeDoingTheirJob says:
    Feb 24, 2017 4:09 PM
    Let’s see…..turds who don’t like Patriot’s fans are loitering on PFT articles, about the Patriots, and throwing shade? It’s mid February, and you’re here. Whining. Complaining……………All hail the champs and their fans! We really do own you. Best of times.
    —————————————-
    And here you are loitering these boards with your multiple accounts. At least write your posts in a different format than your other accounts. Try using a thesaurus, you won’t score better than a 400 on your SATS if you keep this up.
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    Thanks for proving my point. And remember, the Patriots are world champions , again.

    PS, I have one account.

  144. dawberball says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:45 AM
    He can NEVER visit New England. It is really that simple…
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    Except…ya know….he lives there. So there’s that.

  145. badboysgetspanked says:
    Feb 24, 2017 12:51 PM

    As Wyatt Earp told the Clanton years ago before OK Corral, direct quote, “you want a fight, now you got it!” That’s exactly what Goodell and 31 cheated owners did and guess what Cupcakes, they won. All fines, sanctions, suspensions aside, they got their pound of flesh from the Cheetahs!
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    The Patriots winning 2 of the last 3 Super Bowls, and almost getting to the other, is what Goodell and 31 “cheated” owners consider winning?

    No wonder most of them suck.

    Actually, all they really accomplished was to make a bunch of lawyers richer, and to reaffirm the fact that Goodell is a duplicitous liar.

  146. superpatriotsfan says:
    Feb 24, 2017 3:30 PM
    Typical Patriot fan is Mark Wahlberg, who left the game in the 3rd quarter. I bet you all of these NE inbreds turned off the SB in the 3rd quarter. Yet they will claim they watched the whole thing.

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    Guilty as charged! The inbreds did do that, both of them.

    Wahlburg’s kid was sick so that you gotta let slide. I would have left too in that situation. Even if it had been close and exciting the kid has to come first.

    The rest of Patriots nation watched until the end. The party I was at was a Jets/Giants crowd (yes in New York, no not at 245 Park avenue). Talk about a group with differing emotions!

  147. Drooly was so confident and outspoken before the AFC title game. And then 36 to 17 happened. Then, more nonsense from it, (and others) at half of the super bowl. And then the greatest comeback happened. The Patriots are world champs again. No first draft pick, no Jones. no Collins, No Brady for the first four games and no Gronk among other things. I heard that Brady was all done. Now, the Patriots are world champions again, Brady is going nowhere and the Patriots are overwhelming favorites for next year. Patriot nation has shoved it down your throat, again. It must be torture for all of you lesser trolls. You can’t escape it. And another serving is on the way. Best. Of. Times.

  148. superpatriotsfan says:
    Feb 24, 2017 3:27 PM

    Even after football season Pats homers still need to talk about the success of someone else because they love to dream like they are actual NFL football players. Most NE fans have a BMI of 45 or above.
    ============

    Namecalling and saying “why do you take it so serious, its just a game among people who you don’t know” is the death rattle of any sports argument.

  149. Tee hee 🙂

    Im just having way too much fun watching Patriot Hater get completely powned again and again day after day after day not only by the World Champion Patriots but by both fans and non fans of the World champions too!

    Good times. Yes it really is SO GREAT to be king!

    🙂

  150. Patriot Hater is getting so salty that fans of the 5 time World Champion Patriots are getting right in their grill and running our mouths 🙂 Tee hee 🙂

    You ain’t doing ONE freaking thing about it cupcakes. So ya might as well get used to it! Looooong off-season still ahead and we are only getting started!

    🙂

  151. kablaam360 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 12:18 PM

    nomargarciaparra says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:45 AM
    Growing up in New England I can tell you first hand; there were not many Patriots fans before 2001
    ****************************************
    I love these comments. Why would this take anything from fans now? What.. because they didnt care about a team? So all the Steelers fans who are because their fathers were back in the 70’s or ‘Boys fans because they were dominant in the 90’s or the 9ers fans or Browns. So few people become fans of a team that sucks… or wasnt introduced (an expansion/move) in their lifetime. Maybe in 20 years this comment would be valid if Pats suck and there are no fans.
    The fact that I grew into being a fan after college and this happened to be when they became great doesn’t diminish who i am as a fan now. So sorry I didnt decide to follow football when trying to set up the rest of my life and didnt follow my fathers team which HE became a fan when said team was dominant. Look back at your self and ask what made you choose that team. Was it parents, dominance, rebellion against one of the two above.
    ====================================

    Great point! I also, didn’t become a fan until after grad school. Mainly because of being focused on school and because before I went to a Div 1 football college, I really only followed the Red Sox. Then after a taste of the college football cult, I started following pro football more and I really started following the Pats after they drafted Keven Faulk.

  152. YouCryin?PatsMustBeDoingTheirJob | Feb 24, 2017, 4:56 PM EST
    Drooly was so confident and outspoken before the AFC title game. And then 36 to 17 happened. Then, more nonsense from it, (and others) at half of the super bowl. And then the greatest comeback happened. The Patriots are world champs again. No first draft pick, no Jones. no Collins, No Brady for the first four games and no Gronk among other things. I heard that Brady was all done. Now, the Patriots are world champions again, Brady is going nowhere and the Patriots are overwhelming favorites for next year. Patriot nation has shoved it down your throat, again. It must be torture for all of you lesser trolls. You can’t escape it. And another serving is on the way. Best. Of. Times.

    Change your name to “WelyingPatsmustbedoingtheirjob. You are delusional snowflake

  153. Patriot Hater is getting so salty that fans of the 5 time World Champion Patriots are getting right in their grill and running our mouths 🙂 Tee hee 🙂

    You ain’t doing ONE freaking thing about it cupcakes. So ya might as well get used to it! Looooong off-season still ahead and we are only getting started!

    🙂
    How many times did you practices that in front of a mirror while you tried to sound manly. Snowflake you can get help….no need to cheat on tests.

  154. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Feb 24, 2017 5:56 PM
    YouCryin?PatsMustBeDoingTheirJob | Feb 24, 2017, 4:56 PM EST
    Drooly was so confident and outspoken before the AFC title game. And then 36 to 17 happened. Then, more nonsense from it, (and others) at half of the super bowl. And then the greatest comeback happened. The Patriots are world champs again. No first draft pick, no Jones. no Collins, No Brady for the first four games and no Gronk among other things. I heard that Brady was all done. Now, the Patriots are world champions again, Brady is going nowhere and the Patriots are overwhelming favorites for next year. Patriot nation has shoved it down your throat, again. It must be torture for all of you lesser trolls. You can’t escape it. And another serving is on the way. Best. Of. Times.

    Change your name to “WelyingPatsmustbedoingtheirjob. You are delusional snowflake

    —–

    How is that delusional?

    That’s exactly what happened.

  155. You forgot the droolboy backpedal. ‘ I knew it all along with that Defense.’ It was like the Michael Jackson moonwalk. GUTLESS.

  156. If it wasn’t for the Patriots and Bengals, Steelers fan Nofoolnodrool would be really bored all day long.

  157. How is that delusional?

    That’s exactly what happened.

    Very simple. I never boast about the Steelers when I know they can’t back it up unlike TedMurph who pulls predictions out of his butt that really stink. Never happened Ike……

    Stoneddog, who are the Bengals?

  158. You can blame Goodell. You can even blame Pete Rozelle if you want. But at the end of the day, Tom Brady got busted for cheating in a championship game. That is part of NFL history. It will live forever. Get over it. Or keep reminding people. Your choice. Goodell didn’t get caught cheating. Brady did.

  159. yankees2009 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:44 AM
    “The best fans. The most loyal fans”…. Really dude.

    I’m fairly certain +90% of patriot fans today weren’t patriot fans before this millennium

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    You’d be wrong. I was there.

  160. Five rings and one more to rule them all…Blitz for Six!

    That would just kill the haters….then again I thought this one would. Oh well, “Boys, we’re gonna need another Lombardi!”

    In a low, yet resilient whisper, and one meant to wish plagues upon the doubters, “Go Patriots.”

  161. nomargarciaparra says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:45 AM
    Growing up in New England I can tell you first hand; there were not many Patriots fans before 2001
    ****************************************************

    You’re wrong too. I just posted pics of the AFC Championship game in Miami and Super Bowl in New Orleans from January 1986 on FB. No shortage of road warriors. 20k in Miami alone. Had to fly to Orlando and Houston, and drive from there, just to get into those cities because all seats on all flights eminating from Boston to anywhere near those cities was booked. The drive from Houston was 10 hours!

    I grew up in NY in the late 60’s and 70’s and nobody gave a rats ass about the giants and Jets. Sb 3 notwithstanding, it was a couple of decades of mediocrity and piss poor management.

    Even if it were true, it speaks volumes about how much the Patriots have accomplished in such little time.

  162. You won!!! Move on get over it already geez!
    _________

    Yes we did win, and Goodell lost. Bigly.
    But its NOT over. We still have our 4th round pick wrongfully stolen from us in the upcoming draft.

    Justice demands that we rub Goodell’s face in it for just a bit longer. Besides, its so much fun.

  163. charliecharger says:
    Feb 24, 2017 6:48 PM
    You can blame Goodell. You can even blame Pete Rozelle if you want. But at the end of the day, Tom Brady got busted for cheating in a championship game. That is part of NFL history. It will live forever. Get over it. Or keep reminding people. Your choice. Goodell didn’t get caught cheating. Brady did.
    ———————————

    He did? Your statement directly contradicts the statements made by the NFL’s lawyers, who stated under oath that they had no direct evidence that the footballs were tampered with.

    Besides, the empirical evidence over the last 2+ years, and statements provided by the NFL, has shown that Brady didn’t have any footballs deflated.

  164. MTLighthouse69 says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:53 AM

    Robert Kraft needs to tell his players and coaches to tone down this garbage. It isn’t the least bit helpful to feed pablum to many of the Patriots’ fans who act like perpetual victims a.k.a. babies. They just can’t let it go. This type of anger directed towards anyone person isn’t helpful. This type of anger just feeds on itself. There is only one person who can stop it is Robert Kraft. IMO, it is out of control.

    **********************************************
    Well your opinion is just that; your opinion. And by the way I’m not a Bostonian but your narrative about them is WAYYYYY off. They aren’t crying, whining or anything so weak. They feel emboldened, righteous and vindicated. This is them sharing a communal experience of spitting on a rat; a communal experience of vindictive joy.

  165. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:54 AM
    I think it would be great for Roger to go then the Patriot nation could show their class for all of us to see on tv. It would certainly prove to any doubters what little class is left in New England once an area of manners and grace, but now a land of mouth breathing bad mannered millennials and their rude parents. Love to see the spectacle……the up side having had their day with Roger maybe the whining would ebb to a tolerable level….never eliminated because some will always play the victim.

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    He would get treated by a Patriots audience in Gillette pretty much the same way as he did by an all NFL audience in Houston. At this point there have been a lot of inconsistently handled things that have antagonized a lot of teams (and arguably CTE coverup antagonized all at once) so he is not likely to get warm welcomes in any stadium. There is a reason they dont show him on the jumbotron at any game he is at. (Showing him on tv is different, the attending audience is mostly unaware) but even if they did, whatever fans chanted would not come near the level of poison being reflected in the above post nor several others I read here.

    Really guys, its just sports. Enjoy it. Be a fan.

  166. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Feb 24, 2017 9:54 AM
    I think it would be great for Roger to go then the Patriot nation could show their class for all of us to see on tv. It would certainly prove to any doubters what little class is left in New England once an area of manners and grace, but now a land of mouth breathing bad mannered millennials and their rude parents. Love to see the spectacle……the up side having had their day with Roger maybe the whining would ebb to a tolerable level….never eliminated because some will always play the victim.
    __________

    Ha. You talk about class? What a joke. Tell me, where is the “class” in conducting a bad faith witch hunt and manufacturing a phony conclusion without the slightest evidence supporting it? Not only that, speaking of evidence, how about the fact that all the indisputable SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE supports a conclusion 180 degrees opposite of the NFL’s fraudulent conclusion?

  167. yankees2009 says:

    I’m fairly certain +90% of patriot fans today weren’t patriot fans before this millennium
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    What a stupid thing to say.

    If you are trying to say that the majority of Pats fans are actually just fair weather fans, you are talking nonsense.

    The Pats have been worth watching, for the most part, from about 1976 to present

    1976 they went 11 + 3
    1977 – 9+5
    1978 – 11 + 5
    1979 – 9+7
    1980 – 10+6
    1985 – SB
    Got Bledsoe in 93′
    1996 – SB

    Any fans below the drinking age have never seen anyone BUT TB at QB

    Any fans below about 30 have never known anyone but DB or TB as QB

    That is a LOT of fans who have never known anything but a very good team to root for their entire lives

  168. Imagine how Saints fans feel about him! New England got off easy…4 games? Shiite…try an entire season!

  169. The only wall that should be built is the one between NYC and the New England area to keep NYers from entering NE.

  170. And the south remembers APs 5 fumbles, 12 men in the huddle and Favre’s epic pick!

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