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Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski star in behind-the-scenes video of 'NFL 100' commercial

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Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski star in behind-the-scenes video of 'NFL 100' commercial

New England Patriots fans will remember Super Bowl LIII as one of the greatest days in franchise history, but there also was one specific commercial that should stand the test of time.

The "NFL 100" commercial arguably was the most memorable Super Bowl LIII ad thanks to all the cameos from past and present players.

One of the players that took part in the commercial was Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, and in the NFL's behind-the-scenes video of the filming of the commercial, the 41-year-old legend provides plenty of laughs. The star of the behind-the-scenes video, however, is Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, who had no problem breaking multiple chairs and flipping over a table during filming. 

Check out the hilarious scenes in the video below (skip to the 12:20 mark for the Patriots parts):

The NFL is going to celebrate its 100th anniversary during the 2019 season, so the history of the game will be a prime focus throughout the year. No player or team has dominated the sport's recent history like Brady and the Patriots, who will be aiming for a record seventh Super Bowl championship beginning in September.

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Devin McCourty avoids fine after personal foul penalty for hit against Dolphins

Devin McCourty avoids fine after personal foul penalty for hit against Dolphins

Saturday is the day the NFL usually passes out fines for hits from the previous Sunday. Steelers linebacker Bud Dupree, for example, was hit with a $21,056 bill for his helmet-to-helmet shot to Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, though he wasn't penalized on the play. 

Devin McCourty, however, can rest easy. As can his daughter London, 2, and son Brayden 1.

He wasn't fined for his hit on Dolphins receiver Allen Hurns, though he did draw a personal foul flag for lowering the head to initiate contact. 

Initially, the veteran Patriots safety wasn't happy with the call, but then said he told the officials "it was actually a pretty good call once I saw the replay."

McCourty expressed concern a fine might be coming last Sunday in his postgame press conference. "Hopefully the NFL doesn’t fine me. I don’t think it was fine-worthy. I’ve got too many kids for that,” he said with a smile.

McCourty has only drawn one fine in his career. In December 2010, he was fined $10,000 after a hit on a defenseless receiver, Packers tight end Andrew Quarless, drew an unnecessary roughness penalty.  

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Patriots promote FB Jakob Johnson off practice squad to replace injured James Develin vs Jets

Patriots promote FB Jakob Johnson off practice squad to replace injured James Develin vs Jets

The Patriots promoted fullback Jakob Johnson off their practice squad Saturday to replace the injured James Develin in Week 3 against the Jets. 

Develin missed all three of the Patriots' practices this week with a neck injury and was listed out on Friday. 

Johnson, an undrafted rookie out of the University of Tennessee and former German Football league player, will dress for his first game in the NFL. 

Johnson was originally recruited as a linebacker out of high school, but he made the transition to tight end while with the Volunteers. The Patriots turned him into a fullback, so the 24-year-old has shown a fair share of versatility over the course of his career. 

The Patriots usually find creative ways to utilize Develin in the passing game while sometimes giving him opportunities to punch in touchdowns on the goal line. There's a small chance Johnson gets that chance on Sunday, but who knows since the game will most likely be over by halftime. 

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