Patriots owner Robert Kraft spoke to Sirius NFL Radio on Thursday and briefly touched on Tom Brady's contract situation.
“Look, we are so lucky to have Tom Brady,’’ Kraft said when asked about negotiations. “He’s under contract. He’s here. I’m privileged to have a pretty special relationship with him. And I think he knows how I feel about him. I think we both want to solve the problem, or the issue. I don’t know that it’s a problem . . . it’s complicated.
“We basically have had a policy that we keep all those conversations between the principals, so it’s not something we’re going to discuss or do in the media.’’
Kraft was also asked about Brady's decision to split his time in the offseason between Foxborough and California, where his family is. He reiterated that he would prefer that all players live in Foxborough full-time because "when Tom is around, things are pretty special."
So, basically yeah, Kraft wants Brady around during the offseason. However, he acknowledged that his life has changed quite a bit in the 10 years they've known each other.
Other than his comment about him preferring all players be at the facility, Kraft didn't give off the impression that Brady and the Patriots have a "growing disconnect" -- then again, that's not something that would be addressed on the radio.
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