Friday’s Mashup: Truck carrying N95 masks leaves Gillette Stadium for New York


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-- The Patriots’ team plane brought 1.2 million N95 masks from China to Boston on Thursday, courtesy of Robert Kraft, and 300,000 of those masks are now making the trip from New England to New York. 

A truck carrying the masks purchased by Kraft left Gillette Stadium on Friday morning on their way to medical facilities in New York City. 

#Breaking: @Patriots 18-wheeler just left Gillette Stadium. Next stop: New York. According to a statement from the team it’s transporting 300,000 N95 masks purchased by Robert Kraft to provide aid to @NYGovCuomo @wbz

— Nick Giovanni (@NickGNews) April 3, 2020

Kraft told CNN Thursday night he purchased masks for New York in honor of Andrew Cuomo’s impressive handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The Patriots owner also said the city holds a special place in his heart, as he attended Columbia University. 

-- Julian Edelman partnered with Planet Fitness for a home workout on Thursday night as part of the gym franchise’s “Home Work-In” series and he wore a lot of sweatbands for the endeavour. 

“Tough times don’t last but tough people do!” A tough work in from @Edelman11 and @PlanetFitness tonight. -- #unitedwemove ----‍♀️----

— Ashley Pack (@ashley_pack20) April 2, 2020

Edelman called the partnership “a dream of mine” before leading the audience in a high-energy workout.

The exercises included jumping jacks, planks, push-ups, squats and lunges. 

He also gave a shout out to Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady during a water break. 

“Hydration is crucial,” Edelman said. “Old quarterback I used to have used to talk about it a lot. Brady, what was his name? Oh yeah, never mind.”

Such a fun workout! Thanks @Edelman11 @PlanetFitness

— Caitlin McLaughlin (@caitemclaughlin) April 2, 2020

You can view the full workout here.

QUOTE OF THE DAY: “People are looking for good things. This is the greatest country in the world. It’s time for us to rally together and solve these kinds of issues.” -- Robert Kraft, to CNN, after the Patriots’ team plane brought 1.2 million masks from China to Boston on Thursday