In what could be some hardcore lobbying for a Super Bowl in Foxboro, Patriots owner Robert Craft spent some quality 1-on-1 time with NFL commish Roger Goodell yesterday ... and TMZ Sports has the footage.
The two were casually walking down the streets of NYC together when our camera guy took notice. R&R even got into the same SUV to continue their conversation.
It's unclear why they were hanging out, or where they were going, but we do know Craft has been very vocal about praising Goodell for having the SB in a cold-weather city like New York ... and some people believe he's angling to get the big game in his neck of the woods in the near future.
... or maybe they were just discussing their penchant for expensive black overcoats.
Either way, we gotta ask ...