The Patriots have been the league's standard bearers for almost two decades, with 12 trips to the AFC Championship game and eight Super Bowl appearances. In addition to his toughness, Brady said Gronkowski's outstanding and positive personality rubs off on his teammates in a great way. "It obviously hurts when he's not out there for a lot of reasons".
Gronkowski has been listed each of the last three days on New England's injury report. But last season it had Martellus Bennett to fill in the gap without him.
The good-natured feud appears to have been sparked by a post from MarketWatch that compared the stances of the two Fed branches on economic issues and revealed a friendly wager between their two presidents in advance of next week's game.
That includes not talking about a new series that debuted on Facebook recently and provides viewers a rare glimpse at his life off the field.
"We'll make sure you're first on the list, too. I like that no distractions part".
Excluding Week 17 when they rested some of their starters, the Eagles have won five games in a row with their most recent coming by 31 points over the seemingly dominant Vikings.
"As I was going food shopping this morning I heard the Queen song, 'We Are the Champions, ' and that's when I just started shaking, rattling and rolling, so I was like 'we gotta come down.' I've got another week here but I'm ready to go". "I couldn't ask for much more than that".
Boston police have a message for people hoping to nab a seat at the upcoming Super Bowl: Beware of counterfeit tickets. "But in order to do that, you have to prepare as well as you possibly can".