Welcome to PatsFans.com

NFL Films: The Krafts

Discussion in 'PatsFans.com - Patriots Fan Forum' started by strngplyr, Jan 19, 2012.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. strngplyr

    strngplyr Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    3,256
    Likes Received:
    50
    Ratings:
    +131 / 3 / -0

    It's one part of a half hour segment including Tebow and the Shots of the 2011 season. It's actually about the New England season, but it is emphasizing what it means to them. Airing on NFLN right now, some emotional stuff.

    Unfortunately, it's almost over, but according to the Comcast Guide, it will air again at 4:30pm EST tomorrow.
  2. WelshPatriot

    WelshPatriot Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 17, 2012
    Messages:
    16
    Likes Received:
    0
    Ratings:
    +0 / 0 / -0

    will this be shown on gamepass?
  3. signbabybrady

    signbabybrady Rookie

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2007
    Messages:
    8,848
    Likes Received:
    49
    Ratings:
    +66 / 1 / -1

    #24 Jersey

    I am showing and NFL films round table with the Harbaughs tomorrow at 4:30????
  4. strngplyr

    strngplyr Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    3,256
    Likes Received:
    50
    Ratings:
    +131 / 3 / -0

    You might be right, I went to "Show other times for this program" or whatever, and it may have brought up "NFL Films Presents:" instead of the specific episode. I've been checking NFL.com, they have uploaded the other 2 segments from this episode, "The Book of Tebow" and "Shots of the 2011 Season", the only thing missing is "The Bittersweet 2011 Patriot Season" or something along those lines, I forget exactly what the segment was titled.

    If I find it I'll edit it into the first post and bump the thread. It was a very very good segment, Kraft talked about purchasing the team, and how it was the only time Myra ever doubted a financial decision of his, at the time. What the season means to him, what he hopes it means to his wife, what the players mean to him, what he means to the players, etc.

    Just all around great stuff, it really makes him look like a human and fan instead of the business man that most around the league see him as.
  5. Metaphors

    Metaphors Rookie

    Joined:
    Oct 10, 2005
    Messages:
    3,670
    Likes Received:
    8
    Ratings:
    +8 / 0 / -0

    While the story was not overly sad, you can see that a significant piece of Kraft died with his wife. I don't get emotionally invested in the personal lives of sports personalities I've never met, but I have to admit I really feel for the guy. The Pats are filling a serious void in his life and the players know it.

    I don't believe in karma or fate or an inherent sense of justice built into the fabric of things...but if there was a time for the universe to come through, this is it. Just like the red, white and blue emerging victorious after 9/11, seeing Kraft hoist the trophy a little closer to heaven just feels right.
  6. SoCal Bong

    SoCal Bong Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 13, 2004
    Messages:
    1,321
    Likes Received:
    6
    Ratings:
    +6 / 0 / -0

    I saw this on Tuesday night (I believe that’s when ESPN regularly airs NFL Films Presents) and meant to check the board here to see if anyone mentioned it. Nice segment that can only be completed properly with two more wins…
  7. NinjaZX6R

    NinjaZX6R Rookie

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2010
    Messages:
    2,841
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0

    Nice clip. The piece of his wife was saddening.
  8. ctpatsfan77

    ctpatsfan77 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2005
    Messages:
    20,401
    Likes Received:
    110
    Ratings:
    +180 / 4 / -5

    Why has NFL.com not posted this yet? :mad:
  9. PatsFanInVa

    PatsFanInVa PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Mar 19, 2006
    Messages:
    20,009
    Likes Received:
    180
    Ratings:
    +285 / 5 / -8

    Maybe Goodell is still reviewing it....

    I apologize. For some reason (probably the proximity of a SB,) I've got 07/08 on my mind. I am a DB.
  10. ctpatsfan77

    ctpatsfan77 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2005
    Messages:
    20,401
    Likes Received:
    110
    Ratings:
    +180 / 4 / -5

  11. PatsWickedPissah

    PatsWickedPissah PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Feb 10, 2005
    Messages:
    22,991
    Likes Received:
    333
    Ratings:
    +711 / 8 / -9

    Disable Jersey

  12. BigMike

    BigMike PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2005
    Messages:
    1,201
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0

    wow...got a little dusty in here watching that..,,damn onions!
  13. JDot

    JDot Rookie

    Joined:
    Jan 24, 2011
    Messages:
    1,112
    Likes Received:
    21
    Ratings:
    +35 / 8 / -4

    #12 Jersey

    Thanks for the Link. NFL films is pretty awesome at what they do. Got a little misty eyed during that, especially the Wilfork part..
  14. PATSNUTme

    PATSNUTme Paranoid Homer Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2005
    Messages:
    15,209
    Likes Received:
    61
    Ratings:
    +97 / 2 / -1

    #75 Jersey

  15. BigMike

    BigMike PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 27, 2005
    Messages:
    1,201
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0

    Wilfork = good guy..... that part was touching
  16. cavtroop

    cavtroop Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 7, 2006
    Messages:
    1,911
    Likes Received:
    2
    Ratings:
    +2 / 0 / -0

    Hold on, got something in my eye...

    if you aren't affected by this, you aren't human.

    GO PATRIOTS
  17. cincipatsfan

    cincipatsfan Rookie

    Joined:
    Nov 22, 2007
    Messages:
    698
    Likes Received:
    3
    Ratings:
    +3 / 0 / -0

    NFL Films does everything so well. Very touching segment and here's to Mr Kraft hoisting another trophy in a couple of weeks.
  18. CheeseMonkeys

    CheeseMonkeys Rookie

    Joined:
    Mar 25, 2010
    Messages:
    1,851
    Likes Received:
    18
    Ratings:
    +44 / 0 / -2

    #11 Jersey

    Touching. Brought a few tears to my eyes... I'm even hungrier for a Patriots win this Sunday.
  19. NinjaZX6R

    NinjaZX6R Rookie

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2010
    Messages:
    2,841
    Likes Received:
    1
    Ratings:
    +1 / 0 / -0

    Told you. I too had teary eyes.
  20. strngplyr

    strngplyr Rookie

    Joined:
    Sep 18, 2010
    Messages:
    3,256
    Likes Received:
    50
    Ratings:
    +131 / 3 / -0

    Gonna add it to the first post for easier access. Thanks for noticing it went up!

    Edit: Just kidding. I can no longer edit that post. Should be quoted enough for anyone to find it, anyways!
    Last edited: Jan 20, 2012
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page

unset ($sidebar_block_show); ?>