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25,000 Pats fans send team on way to Indy

Posted on: January 29, 2012 5:30 pm
Edited on: January 30, 2012 3:17 pm
 
By Josh Katzowitz

INDIANAPOLIS -- Showing their dedication to their beloved Patriots -- or just proving that there’s not much going on in Foxboro on non-football Sunday mornings -- New England fans waved goodbye to their team during a pep rally just before the Patriots took buses to the airport that led them here Sunday evening.

The team website points out that an estimated crowd of 25,000 descended upon Gillette Stadium for the pep rally.

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One of the highlights of the day was Wes Welker’s appearance in front of the mic. “Y’all ready for some football?” shouted Welker, who couldn’t finish a sentence without the crowd cheering madly for him. “Are you going to yell at everything I say?” he said before yielding the stage to his teammates.

Some players dressed garishly stylishly, as Deion Branch sported a white sports coat and linebacker Brandon Spikes somehow successfully showed off his pink suit.

“We’re going on a business trip,” linebacker Jerod Mayo told the crowd. “Hopefully we can bring back a championship.”

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Comments

Since: Feb 4, 2010
Posted on: January 30, 2012 8:01 pm
 

25,000 Pats fans send team on way to Indy

That's cool that they have so much hometown support, now let's see them take out those Giants, it wont be easy! 



Since: Nov 2, 2006
Posted on: January 30, 2012 3:06 am
 

25,000 Pats fans send team on way to Indy

My best friend Donna was there and had a great ol time.  The Patriots are on a mission and it's too bad we don't have any more home games because our house has some definate mojo for us.  Should be an exciting super bowl and all the cbs writers can pick the Giants to win all they like, i only care about the winner of the game, not what some critic thinks.

Go Patriots!!



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