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Sunday, March 20, 2011
Robert Kraft will not attend meetings
By Mike Reiss
NEW ORLEANS -- Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not attend the NFL's annual meeting because of a "private family medical matter", according to the team.
Kraft is one of the NFL's more influential owners, serving on the 10-member Management Council Executive Committee which plays a leading role in the NFL's labor battle on the owners' side.
Patriots team president Jonathan Kraft, who is a regular at NFL meetings, is scheduled to arrive Sunday night.