In a surprising move, Robert Kraft stepped to the podium before coach Bill Belichick on Wednesday and came out strong against a league office that he believes unfairly punished his team as well as Tom Brady. When Belichick stepped to the podium, he deflected all questions related to ball deflation or Brady, saying that he […]
Tom Brady is the obvious choice to wrap the five most important Patriots heading into training camp series. The quarterback is entering this season amid something he has never dealt with before, a swirl of controversy. He is currently under a four game suspension and will sue the league in Federal Court […]
ABC News reported early Wednesday that Tom Brady and his players association representatives will fight in Federal Court any suspension that is given by Commissioner Roger Goodell when he hands down his appeal decision. In other words, Brady wants to be fully exonerated of any wrong doing or he will go to court. Brady was […]
Roger Goodell was spending time at a conference in Sun Valley when he told a CNBC reporter that a ruling on Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady’s appeal could come as early as next week. Goodell initially responded to questioning by saying a decision is “coming soon” and then elaborated that it could be next week. Brady was […]
Tom Brady will meet face to face with Roger Goodell on Tuesday in the much anticipated “deflategate” appeal. Brady will be looking to have his four game suspension completely wiped out. Goodell will be the arbitrator and have final say on whether or not Brady’s case merits a change in his discipline. If he chooses […]
Everyone, including its supporters, could find ways to poke holes into the Wells Report. Among its findings was some flawed science which found conclusions the NFL was looking for. Enter the American Enterprise Institute, was a thorn in the NFL’s side during the Bountygate scandal. At that time, the AEI found that the Saints, whether […]
The Associated Press has reported that Tom Brady’s appeal of his four game suspension will not be heard for Wednesday. Wednesday is the 10 day deadline for both sides to set a date for an appeal, the appeal does not have t be heard in that window. The date can be pushed back if both […]
When Robert Kraft strolled to the podium at the NFL Owners’ meetings on Tuesday, one could expect just about anything. Since the “Deflategate” controversy and league penalties, one of the league’s most powerful owners was at odds with the offices on Park Avenue in New York. Given his harsh statements toward the league prior to […]
Roger Goodell will be the person who hears the much anticipated Tom Brady suspension appeal. Goodell, who has the power to appoint himself or someone else to hear appeals has chosen to hear the case himself. At the hearing, Tom Brady and the NFLPA with newly hired lawyer Jeffrey Kessler will get the opportunity to […]
The NFLPA has filed the appeal of Tom Brady’s ridiculous four-game suspension. Good luck, Roger. You’re going to need it.
In a rather stunning announcement early Monday evening, the NFL levied some of the most severe punishments a team has ever faced against the New England Patriots in the aftermath of the Wells Report. The team was fined $1 million, the most a team has ever been fined, as well as being docked a 2016 […]
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was suspended four games by the NFL on Monday, days after the release of the Wells Report, which concluded that Brady was “generally aware” the Patriots probably deflated footballs used in the AFC Championship game against the Colts earlier this year. The Patriots won that game 45-7. The Patriots […]
“More probable than not.” “Generally Aware.” Those two phrases are the most important elements of Ted Wells’ report on his investigation into the alleged manipulation of football air pressure by the Patriots prior to their AFC Championship Game victory over the Indianapolis Colts. “More probable than not” It is, as the report states, “more probable […]
Sure, the #deflategate report didn’t look the best for Tom Brady and the Patriots, but it certainly looks really bad for the Patriots ball attendants (specifically Jim McNally), who mocked Tom Brady in text messages. Among the best ones: McNally: Tom sucks…im going make that next ball a fuckin balloon McNally: Fuck tom …16 is […]
We’re learning more about Tom Brady’s whereabouts while his teammates were at the White House celebrating their Super Bowl championship with President Obama. According to ESPN’s Mike Reiss, Brady was at Gillette Stadium for a period of time Thursday while his team was in Washington.