Patriots players and coaches are currently loading onto buses at Gillette Stadium after what sounds like an amazing sendoff from fans – the crowd at the stadium was around 25,000.
Team Globe has started to assemble here in Indianapolis, and of course our goal is to try to cover everything that happens over the coming days, right through Super Bowl XLVI next Sunday.
Media access starts today – no sooner will the Patriots arrive here for the seventh Super Bowl in franchise history will Bill Belichick and a half-dozen players meet with reporters at 6 p.m. at the University Place Conference Center and Hotel, on the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus.
Players scheduled to talk today are:
Updates will be posted here, but also follow our cadre of reporters on Twitter for up to the moment postings and pictures: yours truly (@shalisemyoung), Michael Whitmer (@GlobeWhitmer), Amalie Benjamin (@amaliebenjamin), Chris Gasper (@cgasper), Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe), Michael Vega (@mbvega), Zuri Berry (@zuriberry) and our fearless leader, Joe Sullivan (@GlobeSullivan).
I’m sure I’ve forgotten someone…