You already knew the Patriots were the class of the NFL. That distinction has now expanded to include air travel.
It also sounds expensive. The Worldwide Leader took a wide berth on the cost estimate, placing the price tag between $5 million and $65 million for a single aircraft. A brand new plane -- which, to be clear, these are not -- costs in the neighborhood of $200 million per.
The team later confirmed the new additions on Twitter.
Why two planes? We assume it's like how the president and vice president never travel together. Brady on one plane. Belichick on the other. In truth, one plane will be the team's primary aircraft with the other serving as a backup. The Patriots have an understudy 767. They should call it The Garoppolo.