Boston to Host Send-Off Rally for Patriots - NECN

Boston to Host Send-Off Rally for Patriots

Robert Kraft, Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, other players expected to be there



    Boston to Host Send-Off Rally for Patriots
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    FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 18: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots in action against the Indianapolis Colts of the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will host a send-off rally for the New England Patriots before the team heads to Arizona.

    Team owner Robert Kraft, Coach Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, and other players are expected to be there.

    The celebration will take place in City Hall Plaza on Monday, Jan. 26 at 11 a.m.

    The Pats will take on the Seattle Seahawks for Super Bowl XLIX in Glendale, Arizona, on Sunday, Feb. 1.

    The NFL says it plans to keep the retractable roof open at University of Phoenix Stadium, but the plan can change as the league gets a better read on the weather forecast for game night.

    Meanwhile, the NFL says its investigation into whether the Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game in ongoing after a report claimed the league found 11 of 12 balls were not properly inflated.

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