Robert Kraft: I’m never selling the Patriots, team is ‘really part of my family’

New England Patriots fans came dangerously close to losing their team to St. Louis in the early 1990’s before Robert Kraft rescued the franchise.

Appearing on FOX Business Friday afternoon, Patriots owner Robert Kraft was asked if he’d ever sell the team, which is now worth billions. Kraft said he’d “never” sell the team and hopes that his children continue to run the franchise for years to come.

“After my family, the New England Patriots is the most important thing in my life,” Kraft said. “It’s not a business. It’s really part of my family, it’s part of the community. If we do well, it makes the whole region better. It’s just — I love being in the locker room, being around the players.

“I just pinch myself that I’ve been so privileged to own a franchise in my hometown. The good Lord was very kind to allow that to happen. And I’m never selling it. We’ve set it up so it hopefully stays in the family for many decades to come.”

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