Rob Gronkowski has been a difference-maker all year for the Patriots offense. Can he do that Sunday against the Seahawks? (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)PHOENIX — Time to get physical.

PHOENIX — Just because Brandon Browner used to be teammates with Richard Sherman, doesn’t mean the current Patriots cornerback is urging his teammates to take it easy on Sherman.

PHOENIX — Prior to the Patriots departing for Arizona on Monday, the team held a rally in City Hall Plaza in front of hundreds of fans.

Owner Robert Kraft, coach Bill Belichick and several players addressed the crowd starting with Kraft.

Patriots receiver Julian Edelman joined Middays with MFB on Monday to discuss the Super Bowl and offer a few comments on Deflategate.

PHOENIX — Following their Super Bowl send-off rally at City Hall Plaza at 11 a.m., the Patriots will depart for Arizona to join the Seahawks out West in preparation for



Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, making his weekly appearance on WEEI’s Dennis & Callahan show, acknowledged that his “feelings got hurt” during last week’s attacks on his integrity and again issued a staunch denial of any role in Deflategate.

PHOENIX -- In those fleeting moments when we've torn ourselves from PSI: Foxboro long enough to ponder the actual Super Bowl 49 matchup between the Patriots and Seahawks, here's the question I can't shake: How will Seattle score?

PHOENIX — It wouldn’t be an interview with Tom Brady the week after the AFC championship game without a few Deflategate questions.

PHOENIX — The Seahawks wasted no time calling out the Patriots, as at their first availability in Arizona, Richard Sherman called out Robert Kraft when it comes to the Patriots’ possible discipline for Delfategate.