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.
There are no additional talks with the judge scheduled before a hearing next week, though lawyers are expected to continue on their own.
A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive over its four-game suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday.
Judge Richard Berman ordered the sides to have “further good faith settlement efforts” prior to the first meeting since the sides took the scandal known as “Deflategate” to federal court.
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’s lawsuit against the NFL in which he wants his four-game suspension overturned will be heard in New York instead of Minnesota.
The 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.
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.
The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of “Deflategate.” Then the players’ union said it would take it all to court.
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.
Could the Deflategate saga be coming to a close with a compromise?
The NFL will play a minimum of two regular-season games a year at Premier League club Tottenham’s new stadium over a 10-year period.