Silverman: Nobody Wins In Brady Vs. NFL MessThe more Tom Brady stands his ground, the less honorable he looks. The harder the league presses for its punishment, the more it tears down one of its greatest stars.
Keidel: As Evidenced By The Circus Up In Foxboro, Success Corrupts EveryoneTom 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.
Kraft Regrets Not Appealing, Says He Was 'Wrong To Put Faith' In NFLNew 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.
Silverman: The Patriots' Dynasty Has Started To CrumbleThe three-headed partnership of Bob Kraft, Bill Belichick and Tom Brady may go on for one more year, but that’s about all that is left for this team.
Keidel: The NFL And The Public Are No Longer Listening To The PatriotsThe buck stops with Kraft, and he wants no more of it. He was apparently appalled that we're still talking about "Deflategate" four months after the controversy splashed across every front page.
Kraft: Patriots To Accept NFL's Punishment For Role In 'Deflategate'Now that Patriots owner Robert Kraft is not appealing his team's punishments in the deflated footballs scandal, only his quarterback's challenge remains.
Patriots' Kraft: 'Tom Brady Has Our Unconditional Support'Tom Brady and the Patriots are preparing for a fight. The reigning Super Bowl MVP will appeal his four-game suspension, his agent said, in the wake of the "Deflategate" report.
Brady Suspended 4 Games, Patriots Fined $1 Million For Roles In 'Deflategate'The NFL came down hard on its biggest star and its championship team, telling Tom Brady and the Patriots that no one is allowed to mess with the rules of the game.
Patriots Owner Robert Kraft: Aaron Hernandez Told Me He Was InnocentNew England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft testified Tuesday that his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a June 2013 killing.
Reports: Jets Strike Back With Tampering Charges Against PatriotsThese AFC East rivals are cornering the market on vindictiveness. New England previously filed tampering charges against Jets owner Woody Johnson for speaking about Darrelle Revis while he was under contract.
Jared Max: NFL's Continued Shunning Of Michael Sam Is A Failure Of Decency 101“Do you really think that is the reason why Michael Sam is not on an NFL roster?” Every time I get asked this question, I am reminded why Sam has not found a job since he graduated college.
Jared Max: Deflatriots Suddenly Getting High And Mighty Doesn't Pass Sniff TestI see enough evidence to merit charges. Odds on a conviction are high, I believe. I don’t care who pulled the trigger -- or the pin, in this case.