Think outside the hoodie
For the last five years, the bestseller at the Patriots ProShop at Patriot Place in Foxborough has been the Belichick-tested-and-approved gray hooded sweat shirt -- cut-off sleeves not included. Here are three new items fans may want to spring for this season.
The Pangea New England Patriots ProToast Toaster ($39.99 at http://www.nflshop.com) gets you in the mood at Sunday brunch, and also comes in handy when inviting
Join the kids craze with Pats Logo Bandz ($5.95 at http://www.proshop.patriots.com). Just dont trade Pat Patriot for a Colt horseshoe.
New Coke is not making a return, but 1985 is. Come kickoff in September, big spenders can break out an authentic 1985 Red Throwback Jersey ($260 at http://www.proshop.patriots.com after the season opens) to mark the 25-year anniversary of the Pats first Super Bowl run.