Friday morning marked the start of ‘Deflate-gate’ Day 5, which had Craig and a blonde, left-handed, retired NFL quarterback not named Boomer Esiason talking about balls from just about every angle imaginable.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said he has not been contacted by the NFL, even as league officials investigate whether the team cheated against the Indianapolis Colts.
While Patriots coach Bill Belichick defended himself to reporters on air pressure in footballs, stadium sponsor Gillette had an ad up behind him: #Flexball.
Belichick must pay for Deflate-gate. Make it hurt. But don’t wrench his headset from him before February 1. We all lose if the Patriots lose before the game begins.
Vague injury reports. Spygate. Signing players with intel on opponents. And now, an open NFL investigation into whether the team cheated during its AFC championship win.
Kevin Connolly was back alongside Craig in the Allstate Studio Thursday morning for Round 2, as the Booms took yet another day of rest and relaxation in preparation for Super Bowl week.
The New England Patriots may end up facing some form of punishment from the NFL for their role in “deflate-gate,” but on the Internet, where the meting out of instantaneous justice is the norm, they are getting shellacked.
The WFAN host says Commissioner Roger Goodell needs to mete out swift justice if it’s proven the Patriots intentionally deflated footballs used in Sunday’s AFC title game.
Bill Belichick has a lot in common with Richard Nixon and Barry Bonds. They all cheated for no obvious reason.
Troy Vincent, the NFL’s executive vice president for football operations, told The Associated Press that the “investigation is currently underway and we’re still awaiting findings.”
The end result, an opportunity to take home another Lombardi Trophy, makes everything else worthwhile to the mad genius his victims call “Beli-Cheat.”
The Patriots have come under scrutiny with regards to NFL rules in the past, most infamously when they were punished for videotaping sideline signals used by the Jets during a 2007 game.
With Boomer out in Arizona filming a Super Bowl commercial special for CBS, a conflicted Craig was joined by Doug Gottlieb in the Allstate Studio Tuesday morning.
The Patriots made it look easy in advancing to their sixth Super Bowl of the Belichick/Brady era.
The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts.