Statement made: Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia wears Goodell clown shirt

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The New England Patriots never said too much about commissioner Roger Goodell, whose deflate-gate punishment was seen as unfair in that entire region. Even after the Patriots overcame all that to win a Super Bowl, they didn’t really unload months of ill will.

But Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia made quite a funny statement when he flew home from Super Bowl LI. He wore a shirt that has Goodell’s picture and a clown nose.

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Hey, you knew they wouldn’t all bite their tongues forever.

Even though the Patriots winning Super Bowl LI probably eases some of the bad feelings. Some. Not all, apparently.

Matt Patricia celebrated Super Bowl LI by wearing a Roger Goodell clown T-shirt. (AP)
Matt Patricia celebrated Super Bowl LI by wearing a Roger Goodell clown T-shirt. (AP)

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