Among others in the building to watch the Celtics win, 130-108, were the cornerback JC Jackson, wide receiver Kendrick bourne, tight end Jonnu Smithlinebackers Ronnie perkins and Ja’Whaun Bentley, nose tackle Davon Godchaux, offensive tackle Michael onwenu, security Adrien phillips, and coming back Damien harris.
Outside linebacker Matthew Judon, meanwhile, shared his enthusiasm for the English singer that of Adele new album, “30”, which was released on Friday. Judon tweeted: “Wait for a [minute], it’s sent by God. Adele’s new album and I took the weekend off. Can someone say KARAOKE? “
Tight end Hunter Henri and his wife, Parker, traveled to New York on Saturday, as the kicker Nick folk returned home to Dallas, where his family lives. Folk and his wife have four children: 8-year-old twins, a 6-year-old daughter and a 4-year-old son. Even though free time can be difficult, the sons of Folk keep a close eye on his performance.
“My twins, they follow everything,” he said. “They can tell you all the stats for all of these guys, so it’s great fun to see them go into that.”
As to how the rookie quarterback Mac Jones planning to spend his first Sunday off?
“Just come home and watch the movie and relax with my family and keep watching the movie,” he said after Thursday night’s game.
Spread Thanksgiving Joy
Several Patriots help those in need before Thanksgiving.
Defensive tackle Laurent Guy is hosting its 11th annual Thanksgiving Giveaway, where it will provide 150 local families with groceries for their holiday meals. Each family will receive a turkey, fresh vegetables, sides and toppings. The event is scheduled to take place Monday at the Orchard Gardens Boys & Girls Club of Boston in Roxbury. Guy and his teammates are also expected to be there to mingle with the families.
Barmore also sent a message hoping to connect with families in need of help. Barmore, who grew up in Philadelphia, tweeted Friday, “What’s up, I want to help a few families over Thanksgiving. If you are in [the] Philly or the Boston area and need help with vacation grocery shopping, email me at [email protected]
The Patriots Foundation and Goodwill also teamed up to distribute more than 200 food baskets on Tuesday to people in Goodwill’s vocational and youth training programs. Kraft will be on hand to help load the baskets into recipient cars, and several local businesses, including Worcester’s Table Talk Pies and Haverhill’s Fantini Bakery, have donated items.
Tight winger for Barmore and Falcons Kyle pitts exchanged their jerseys after Thursday’s game in Atlanta. Ahead of Thursday’s game, Pitts said he can’t wait to see Barmore and Smith because they all grew up in Philadelphia. Pitts and Barmore played in the Philly Catholic League in high school at the same time but never faced each other. . . Judon’s stellar 2021 season earned praise from former Patriots tight end Ben watson, who was teammate with Judon in Baltimore in 2017. Watson tweeted on Friday: “I told this boy he was going to be awesome when he sat behind me at team meetings in Baltimore, telling jokes and asking a million questions. [He] was then only a tower. Proud of you buddy !!!! Just getting started !! “Judon replied,” When I tell you I’ve had some of the best OGs. This man is just one of them.
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