Robert Kraft hints at Tom Brady return

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By Alex Barth,

Did Robert Kraft tip the hand of the Patriots offseason strategy on Tuesday?

While in New York City yesterday, the Patriots owner was asked repeatedly about the team’s intentions regarding quarterback Tom Brady, whose contract expires when the league year ends March 18th. Before ducking his head into the back of an SUV, Kraft uttered the three words that undoubtedly will have Patriots fans buzzing all day. “We plan to”, Kraft yelled back before heading on his way.

Robert Kraft Gives Hope To Patriots Nation, 'We Plan To' Bring Back Tom! | TMZ Sports

Here's the Patriots owner out in NYC on Tuesday ... giving Pats fans hope Tom Brady ain't done in New England yet -- all while piling himself into the back of his chauffeured ride on a busy street!!!

Since the Patriots season ended on January 4th, it has seemingly been a daily occurrence to see reports indicating Brady’s intentions, both staying and leaving. What makes this one different? Kraft is as close a source to both Belichick and Brady as any we’ve heard weigh in on the situation. The question is, was this owner Robert Kraft discussing his company’s business plans? Or life-long Patriots fan Robert Kraft hoping for the best? 

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