By now, Boston officials have their post-Super Bowl planning down pat: At a press conference today, Mayor Martin Walsh and Police Commissioner William Evans described a series of steps to prevent the kind of violence and death Boston saw in the past decade in the areas of Kenmore Square and Fenway.
"Everyone please come out and celebrate; all we're doing is asking people to be responsible," Evans said at a City Hall press conference. Read more.
Coming back on the ferry from Nantucket, Adam Markopoulos takes a photo of Bill Belichick and his girlfriend all cuddled and snoozing on the voyage and tweets it out. And then ESPN asks if it can run the photo "on all platforms." He replies:
No chance @ESPN, you started Deflategate.
Yeah, yeah, this whole Hitler thing is so overplayed. Just like the Cardinals last night.
Deb C. reports fans at the Sox game tonight chanted "Free Tom Brady!"
A federal judge on Friday rejected a request by several Patriots fans to order the NFL to give the team its first-round draft pick back this year. Read more.
It's a good thing today isn't April 1, because otherwise you might not believe that, yes, a group of New England Patriots fans have sued NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for depriving the Patriots of a first-round draft pick this year over Deflategate
For good measure, their suit, filed this week in US District Court in Boston, names Patriots owner Robert Kraft, whom they charge failed to object strenuously enough to Goodell's action. Read more.
David Letts shows us the scene in his living room last night.
WCVB reports Patriots linebacker Darius Fleming kicked in a window to rescue a woman on Rte. 1 from a car filling with smoke after a crash.
His heroics - which left him with a gash in his leg that required 22 stitches - came almost a year after then Patriot Vince Wilfork lifted a woman out of a flipped Jeep on Rte. 1.