Robert Kraft's girlfriend Ricki Lander, Robert Kraft, and rock ringer Jon Bon Jovi on the field before Sunday’s game. The New England Patriots take on the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority field at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)
Robert Kraft's girlfriend Ricki Lander, Robert Kraft, and rock ringer Jon Bon Jovi on the field before Sunday’s game. The New England Patriots take on the Denver Broncos in the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority field at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff)

Patriots owner Bob Kraft was bookended by two of his favorite people before Sunday’s AFC Championship game: girlfriend Ricki Noel Lander and close friend Jon Bon Jovi.

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