DALLAS -- Patriots owner Robert Kraft has arrived in town for his annual trip to the Super Bowl, where he attends NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's "State of the League" news conference on the Friday leading up to the game.
Kraft's presence adds another Patriots twist to the Super Bowl week, which has included:
1. Tom Brady being named Associated Press Offensive Player of the Year
2. Rookie tight end Rob Gronkowski making an appearance as part of the "Target School Library Makeover" program
3. Bill Belichick being named Associated Press Coach of the Year
4. Offensive linemen Dan Koppen, Dan Connolly and Mark LeVoir arriving in town as part of the "Madden Most Valuable Protectors" promotion