Welcome to the family.
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) June 10, 2017
We pretty much knew something like this was coming whenever the Patriots finally got their rings. Nowadays these things always have some sort of hidden reference on them to make them unique to that specific team. The Cubs had the billy goat and the Cavs ring from last year mentioned the 3-1 comeback, so of course the Patriots were going to make sure some sort of 28-3 reference was going to be on their rings just to cut a little bit deeper into Falcons fans’ wounds.
The way they did it was by featuring 283 diamonds.
Patriots confirm that there are 283 diamonds in new champ ring. They were, of course, down 28-3. pic.twitter.com/XkVW5669an
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) June 10, 2017
Here are the highlights from the ring ceremony
— Icculus The Brave (@FirenzeMike) June 10, 2017
And to take the trolling even further, they had Atlanta’s own Gucci Mane to perform