D’Qwell Jackson insists he doesn’t handle the ball enough to know whether it was properly inflated or not: “The deal about me saying that I noticed anything about it, that’s totally false.”
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.
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.
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.
Brad Johnson’s comments were published by the Tampa Bay Times after the NFL launched an investigation into whether the Patriots intentionally deflated footballs.
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 63-year-old Gailey was out of football the last two seasons after being fired as Buffalo’s coach following the 2012 season. But Todd Bowles targeted Gailey early to be a part of his staff, which is beginning to take shape.
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.
On Monday, the national holiday celebrating the slain civil rights leader, the Super Bowl-bound team sent out a Twitter message that said, “We shall overcome.”
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.
Tom Brady threw for three touchdowns and LeGarrette Blount ran in three more on Sunday to lead the New England Patriots into the Super Bowl with a 45-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts.
Russell Wilson hit Jermaine Kearse for a 35-yard touchdown 3:19 into overtime to lift the Seattle Seahawks to an improbable 28-22 victory over Green Bay in the NFC championship game.
Tampering charges have reportedly been filed against the Jets after owner Woody Johnson said last month he’d be interested in Revis returning to the team.
The Seattle Seahawks opened the season with a home rout of Green Bay.