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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's comment on Tom Brady's shirtless NFL Draft photo is perfect

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's comment on Tom Brady's shirtless NFL Draft photo is perfect

When Tom Brady resurfaced his iconic shirtless NFL Draft photo on Tuesday, he basically was asking to get roasted.

Brady's teammates couldn't help but poke fun at the quarterback, who posted the photo on the 19th anniversary of the day the Patriots drafted him with the No. 199 overall pick. The best comment on the photo, however, came courtesy of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

While The Rock may have had a slightly different physique than Brady coming out of college, the second part of his tweet is spot on. When that photo was taken, no one could possibly have predicted that the former Michigan quarterback would one day become a six-time Super Bowl champion.

Brady's path to becoming one of the best QBs of all time is a reminder of what can be accomplished with hard work and dedication to one's craft.

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Breakfast Pod: It's a Bruins-Blues in Stanley Cup Final; Julian Edelman sticking around awhile

Breakfast Pod: It's a Bruins-Blues in Stanley Cup Final; Julian Edelman sticking around awhile

We know Julian Edelman will be a Patriot for likely the rest of his career after he agrees to an extension, and we now know who the Bruins will face in the Stanley Cup Final, the St. Louis Blues.

1:12 - Julian Edelman and the Patriots agree to a two-year, $18 million extension. Tom E. Curran discusses the move and journey Edelman has gone through to reach this point.

7:42 - The Blues beat the Sharks, 5-1. They will now face the Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final, DJ Bean discusses the matchup.

12:46 - Eduardo Rodriguez gives up three homers in the Red Sox' 10-3 loss to Toronto. John Tomase joins Boston Sports Tonight to break down the loss.

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Prosecutors' appeal in Kraft case won't be heard before Sept. 4

Prosecutors' appeal in Kraft case won't be heard before Sept. 4

Prosecutors' appeal of the Florida judge's decision excluding videotape evidence in Patriots owner Robert Kraft's solicitation of prostitution case won't be heard until at least Sept. 4, meaning the case likely won't be resolved until after the NFL season begins.

On Tuesday, Judge Leonard Hanser agreed to allow the case to run through the appeals process before it goes to trial. Last week, Hanser ruled two videos that police say show Kraft paying for sex when he visited the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, in January can't be used as evidence in a trial. The Palm Beach County State Attorney is seeking to have that ruling overturned.

Kraft issued a public apology after the arrest and has pleaded not guilty to two misdemeanor counts of solicitation. The Patriots owner also faces discipline from the NFL but the appeal and subsequent delay in the trial and resolution of the case could put that on hold as well.

The Patriots open their season and will raise their sixth Super Bowl championship banner Sunday night, Sept. 8, against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium. 

At a press conference in March, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell was asked about the Kraft case and said, "The Personal Conduct Policy applies to everybody. Commissioners, owners, executives, players, coaches. And it will be applied to everybody. But it will be done after we get all the facts. When we have all the information, we'll be fair and smart about it. That's what we'll do."

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