Robert Kraft wrote a letter to Roger Goodell in an attempt to recoup Patriots’ draft picks

New England Patriots Chairman and CEO, Robert Kraft talks with others on the field as the team warms up before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Roger Steinman)
New England Patriots Chairman and CEO, Robert Kraft talks with others on the field as the team warms up before a game against the Dallas Cowboys in Arlington, Texas on Oct. 11.
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Robert Kraft wants his picks back.

The New England Patriots owner told reporters Monday that he wrote a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in an attempt to regain the draft picks that were stripped from the team following the Deflategate scandal.

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New England is without their first round pick in the 2016 NFL draft and fourth round pick in 2017, but Kraft is requesting that Goodell take new evidence into account in his final decision, such as the Ideal Gas Law, which has shown that the Patriots may have a case.

Kraft also said that other than the whole Deflategate debacle, Goodell has done a fine job as the NFL’s commissioner.

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