Butterfingers stunt tweaks Patriots’ dropped pass
People aren’t quite done piling on New England Patriots receiver
Wes Welker for a dropped fourth-quarter pass that helped the New
York Giants win the Super Bowl.
An online pawnbroker dumped hundreds of Butterfinger candy bars
in Boston’s Copley Square on Tuesday with a note: ”Thank you Wes
The tongue-in-cheek stunt by Pawngo.com drew takers for the
candy and a citation from the city for commercial dumping.
Pawngo CEO Todd Hills says in a statement to The Boston Globe
the Denver- and Chicago-based company ”thought Boston fans might
at least get a laugh out of it.” He says the company respects
Welker and the Patriots.
Welker led the NFL with 122 receptions but dropped a slightly
off-target pass from quarterback Tom Brady with about four minutes
left Sunday night. The Giants won 21-17.