Robert Kraft Still Hasn’t Watched Replay of Patriots’ Loss to Giants in Super Bowl XLII


Robert Kraft Still Hasn't Watched Replay of Patriots' Loss to Giants in Super Bowl XLIIFOXBORO, Mass. — To no one's surprise, Patriots owner Robert Kraft said Monday he's never been able to re-watch his team's loss to the Giants in Super Bowl XLII.

"I've never been able to watch it," Kraft said before eventually alluding to Asante Samuel's dropped interception on the Giants' game-winning drive. "[Sunday] night, you saw a kick being missed at the end of the game. That kick would have tied the game and then put it into overtime, which is amazing. But I do remember the end of [Super Bowl XLII], a ball going through our cornerback's hands, that if he had caught that ball and it hadn't gone through his hands, we would have been able to take a knee, and we would have won the game. Eli [Manning] doing a great job escaping from that pile of guys we had on him and whether the whistle blows, the great catch and all these things in the end. There's a lot of little things. That was a great game. That was a great team, and we're looking forward to having the privilege of going to Indianapolis."

Kraft was promoting the team's newest initiative to recognize community work, which was called, "Super Bowl for Super People Sweepstakes." While more details can be found on the team's website, Kraft said the Patriots will take 20 total people to Indianapolis for the Super Bowl.

Sweepstakes entrants must fall under the following categories: nurses, military personnel, teachers, firefighters and police officers. The entrants must be nominated by their superiors, and the team will choose two winners from each category. Each winner will get to take a guest, so the Patriots will take a total of 20 people.

And as for the trip home, well, Kraft wasn't shy of the Patriots' objective.

"We hope we have the privilege of bringing our fourth championship back to the New England community," Kraft said.

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