WATCH: Roger Goodell Viciously Booed By New England Patriots Fans Before NFL Season Opener
Warm welcome for Roger Goodell at Gillette Stadium pic.twitter.com/jiXGue8YjT
— Rachel Kilmer (@rachellkilmer) September 7, 2017
New England Patriots fans just…won’t…let it go.
The it, in this case, is the incredible disdain Pats fans have for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Moments after pulling off the most memorable comeback in the history of the sport, Patriots fans mercilessly booed the commissioner as he presented the team with the championship trophy.
And eight months later, still basking in the glow of that incredible victory, Pats fans again gave the commissioner the business as he entered Gillette Stadium Thursday night for the NFL season opener.
The animus stems from the Deflategate scandal, and Goodell handing down a four-game suspension of New England quarterback Tom Brady to begin the 2016 season. But the season culminated with the remarkable championship — New England’s fifth title in the Brady era.
We’re beginning to wonder how many championships it will take before Goodell is off the hook in New England.
Watch above, via Spectrum Sports Kansas City reporter Rachel Kilmer.
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