New England Patriots
A federal judge on Tuesday reiterated that he will rule by the end of the week whether New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady must serve a four-game suspension for “Deflategate.”
Last-minute settlement talks between lawyers for Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady have failed, leaving a judge to decide the fate of “Deflategate.”
Tom Brady might have reason to practice more intensely after a federal judge made clear Wednesday that the NFL’s four-game suspension of the Patriots quarterback over “Deflategate” is in jeopardy.
A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive over its four-game suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday.
Tom Brady has an ally, on the Jets of all teams.
In a 457-page transcript released on Tuesday, the three-time Super Bowl MVP maintained his innocence in the NFL scandal known as “Deflategate.”
On Thursday, a plane flew above Patriots training camp with a banner that read “Cheaters Look Up! @JetsFanMedia.”
Tom Brady knows this is more than PR or PSI. It’s about legacy, which is probably as precious to him as a Lombardi Trophy. He should have thought of that a long time ago.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says he was wrong to trust the NFL in the deflated footballs case and that he regrets not appealing the penalties against the team.
Tom Brady is starting to remind me of George Costanza. And, Alex Rodrguez, too. And, every athlete and politician who has denied heinous accusations in vehement fashion.
“I will not allow my unfair discipline to become a precedent for other NFL players without a fight,” the Patriots star wrote Wednesday morning.
The league announced the decision Tuesday, with Goodell saying that the New England quarterback told an assistant to destroy Brady’s cellphone on or just before March 6.
The NFL is preparing to send out instructions to game officials and teams explaining new rules for inspecting footballs.
It appears the Giants jumped the gun in their attempt to use technology to gain a competitive edge.
No details of Tuesday’s hearing were immediately available. But an unnamed source told ESPN’s Adam Schefter that Brady put forward “an A-plus performance.”