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Sunday, March 20, 2011
Giants' Mara on Kraft's absence

By Mike Reiss

NEW ORLEANS -- Giants owner John Mara was asked what will be missing with Patriots owner Robert Kraft not attending the NFL's annual meeting because of a "private family medical matter."

“He’s one of the most influential owners and one of the best owners we have in this league," Mara responded. "His presence will certainly be missed for sure. He’s somebody when he gets up to speak, people listen to."