The New England Patriots got the biggest sendoff they have ever gotten earlier today. An estimated 35,000 fans showed up for the Super Bowl sendoff rally at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro.

Maybe holding it on Sunday made a difference. Maybe letting the fans stand out the Gillette turf made a difference. Whatever, the rally was huge.

Fans heard from owner Robert Kraft and the captains.

Then quarterback Tom Brady rallied the troops, dropped the mic and it was off to Atlanta...

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