If I were: Belichick, Ainge, Cherington

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If I were: Belichick, Ainge, Cherington

Mike Felger, Kirk Minihane, and Chris Price sit down for a little "If I were" on CSNNE's Sports Tonight.

If I were . . .

Bill Belichick. What would I say to Rob Gronkowski about his Vegas vacation?

Kirk: "I would say, we always talk about how these guys are terrified of Belichick. They never want to piss Belichick off. Does this guy appear scared of his head coach in this situation right here? At some point Bill Belichick has to sit this guy down - maybe he's done it already - and say, 'What are you doing here? What are you doing? This is not going to end well."

What does Price think?

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If I were . . .

Danny Ainge. Would I trade Kevin Garnett before NBA trade deadline?

Price: "He's your most tradable chip right now. With Rondo being out, he's the guy who could bring you the most offensively in a trade, because I don't think Pierce is that guy. And I think at least on the surface him having a house in California, it might match up a little bit, in terms of the no-trade clause.

What does Minihane think?

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If I were . . .

Ben Cherington. Would I be regretting the two-year, 26 million contract I gave to David Ortiz?

What do all three guys think about this one? Find out!

Gronkowski presented with 2016 Ron Burton Community Service Award

Gronkowski presented with 2016 Ron Burton Community Service Award

At Tuesday night’s Patriots Premiere event, tight end Rob Gronkowski was presented with the 2016 Ron Burton Community Service Award.

Gronkowski is the 14th player to have received the award that is named for the late Ron Burton. The first player the Patriots organization ever drafted, Burton was well-known for his charitable work.

“Ever since I’ve been here, following the Krafts, the whole Kraft family, from Myra Kraft, Mr. Kraft, all his sons, seeing everyone lead by example, how they give back to the community every single week was just an honor to see,” said Gronkowski, “I just wanted to be a part of it and give back to the community in a positive way.”

Those who have received the award in the past include Nate Solder (2015), Devin McCourty (2014), Matthew Slater (2013), Zoltan Mesko (2012), Jerod Mayo (2011), Vince Wilfork (2010), Kevin Faulk (2009), Larry Izzo (2008), Ty Warren (2007), Jarvis Green (2006), Matt Light (2005), Troy Brown (2004) and Joe Andruzzi (2003).

"Rob is just as fun to watch at a community event as he is on the game field," said Kraft. "Giving back to the community is a big part of being ‘Gronk.' He is engaging with fans of all ages. His gregarious personality makes him one of our greatest ambassadors, especially when spreading cheer to children at local hospitals or schools. We love the devotion and enthusiasm that he shows in the community and are proud to present him with this year's Ron Burton Community Service Award."

Gronk, never shy about cracking a joke, entertained the crowd like only he can.

“Who would have ever thought five years ago when I was on ESPN every weekend drunk that I’d be accepting this award?”

Ordway: Garoppolo has to play in game 4 of the preseason vs. Giants

Ordway: Garoppolo has to play in game 4 of the preseason vs. Giants

Glenn Ordway sits in with Bob Neumeier and Gary Tanguay on the Arbella Insurance Early Edition to chat about Brady's suspension terms, and Brady, Garoppolo and Brissett playing in the final pre-season game.