The Patriots are in Minneapolis preparing for Super Bowl LII.
On Monday night, journalists, celebrity show reporters and comedians vied for the players' attention during opening night at the Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul, Minnesota. The story lines for the Patriots: the health of Rob Gronkowski and Tom Brady.
Morning Edition spoke with WBUR's Sports and Society reporter Shira Springer from Minnesota.
This segment aired on January 30, 2018.