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Belichick reportedly never believed Brady's Deflategate story

Robert Kraft's decision not to appeal the New England Patriots' punishment for Deflategate left Tom Brady to fight the harsh discipline on his own. According to the Boston Herald's Ron Borges, Brady has been on his own throughout the prolonged incident. Borges was a recent guest on CSNNE's "Sports Tonight" and was asked by host Michael Felger if there was a chance Kraft and head...
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Bill Belichick’s ‘Rubbing Process’ Theory Holds Up Under Ideal Gas Law (Video)

There’s been all sorts of hullabaloo surrounding Deflategate since Bob Kravitz first reported the story back in January. But the heart of the matter really is quite simple: Why did New England Patriots’ footballs have low levels of air pressure during the AFC Championship Game? We’ve heard all sorts of theories about this, but head coach Bill Belichick addressed one head on...
Via NESN.com
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Herald writer Rob Borges says Belichick never believed Brady wasn't guilty

According to Rob Borges of The Boston Herald, even head coach Bill Belichick doesn't buy Tom Brady’s DeflateGate story:"Belichick never believed his story, from what I was told," said Borges. "Because they all know. Why do you think all those retired quarterbacks, the Troy Aikmans of the world -- Troy Aikman is about as nice a guy as I've ever met in football -- nobody's backed...
Via Bob's Blitz
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Report: Bill Belichick ‘Never Believed’ Tom Brady’s Deflategate Story

Robert Kraft’s decision not to appeal the New England Patriots’ punishment for Deflategate left Tom Brady to fight the harsh discipline on his own. According to the Boston Herald’s Ron Borges, Brady has been on his own throughout the prolonged incident. Borges was a recent guest on CSNNE’s “Sports Tonight” and was asked by host Michael Felger...
Via NESN.com
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Raging and Ranting

It’s difficult to post when you’re in the midst of a rage that grows with each passing moment. At some point reason and common sense will take over, right? ESPN’s Legal Analyst Lester Munson actually wrote this sentence this week. Three men who beat up a partner or child, and a guy who according to the NFL’s own report, and even that is in much doubt, more probably than...
Via Boston Sports Media Watch
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Bill Belichick Reportedly Never Believed Tom Brady's Deflategate Story

Belief is a tricky thing. You want to take someone's word for something, but there's a nagging feeling they could be wrong. We've all...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bill Belichick, Robert Kraft never believed Tom Brady with Deflategate

One of the most surprising aspects of the Deflategate saga has been how little pressure New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has been under. Belichick, who was ultimately responsible for Spygate in 2007, was completely exonerated in the Ted Wells report. By all indications, Belichick didn’t know that something illegal was (allegedly) going on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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DeflateGate..."Someone's unilateral wet dream"

"If this was a legit op, and I can't imagine how it could be, then so be it.  But if this was someone's unilateral wet dream, then that someone is going to prison." Admiral Shaffer, Director of the National Security Agency in the film Enemy of the StateOne of the best ways to gather intelligence and data against a rival, enemy or illegal operation is to infiltrate their ranks, gain...
Via Foxborough Free Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Belichick suspected Tom Brady wasn't being honest with him

A Boston Herald sportswriter recently stated he heard the only reason Robert Kraft accepted the punishment levied against the New England Patriots by the NFL in the wake of the Deflategate scandal stems from the notion that Bill Belichick suspected Tom Brady wasn’t being totally honest with him. During an episode of “Sports Tonight,” CBS...Read More The post Report: Bill Belichick...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What Will Deflategate Mean for the Final Act of Tom Brady and Bill Belichick?

The fourth Super Bowl victory was supposed to be the one that put the controversies behind the New England Patriots. For eight long...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL owners vote to change extra point rule

At least New England head coach Bill Belichick and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell can agree upon one thing. The league’s extra point needed to change. That’s exactly what happened Tuesday at the NFL Spring Meetings in San Francisco. The line of scrimmage will now move to the 15-yard line for extra-point attempts for the 2015 season. Two-point conversions will still be attempted...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Roger Goodell, Robert Kraft ‘spoke and even hugged’

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was upset with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell as a result of the penalties given to his team and quarterback Tom Brady for DeflateGate.  But according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Kraft and Goodell have spoken and even hugged. Roger Goodell and Patriots owner Robert Kraft already have met, spoke and even hugged, per an industry source...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots, NFL trying to resolve issues over Deflategate penalties

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports The NFL and the New England Patriots are engaged in “back-channel conversations” to see if the two sides can resolve their differences following the league’s Deflategate punishment, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The NFL and Patriots are hoping to resolve their differences without an appeal or possible litigation.  New England has until...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

The New England Patriots have a fever, and the only cure is releasing more cornerbacks

At this point, Bill Belichick really must have something up his sleeve, because I’m not sure what he’s trying to do. The #Patriots have released Chimdi Checkwa today, source said. Unexpected. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 18, 2015 The Patriots have already lost four of their top cornerbacks from last season: Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner left in free agency, while...
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Robert Kraft calls Deflategate ‘disturbing’ and ‘unfair’

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft won’t say if he will take legal action in the wake of the NFL’s discipline for under inflated footballs, but called the penalties against his team and quarterback Tom Brady “unfair.” “This whole thing has been very disturbing,” Kraft said to Peter King of TheMMQB.com. “I’m still thinking...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady golfing with Michael Jordan in Bahamas

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady isn’t sweating Deflategate. Brady was spotted this weekend in the Bahamas, playing golf with former NBA great Michael Jordan and PGA golfers Luke Donald and Keegan Bradley. DailyMail.com Brady, who is appealing his four-game suspension, and wife Gisele Bundchen are in the Bahamas for Will McDonough’s wedding, reports the Boston Herald.
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tom Brady appeal: NFLPA will take action if Roger Goodell doesn’t recuse

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports In the NFL Players Association notice of appeal of Tom Brady to Troy Vincent, the NFLPA stats that they will “pursue all available relief to obtain an arbitrator who is not evidently partial.” “Accordingly, this letter will serve as a formal demand that the Commissioner follow the Rice precedent and appoint an independent person to serve as arbitrator...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell will hear Tom Brady’s appeal

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has elected to preside over the appeal of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. “Commissioner Goodell will hear the appeal of Tom Brady’s suspension in accordance with the process agreed upon with the NFL Players Association in the 2011 collective bargaining agreement,” NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said in...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA appeals Tom Brady’s four-game suspension

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY Sports The NFLPA has appealed New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. Brady was suspended without pay by the NFL on Monday for the first four games of the 2015 for his role in the Patriots’ “Deflategate” scandal. “Given the NFL’s history of inconsistency and arbitrary decisions in disciplinary matters, it is...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Deflategate Fallout: A Balanced View From A Fan

I will defend Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and Robert Kraft in the face of the haters and those who want to deflate the legacy of a great organization. The New England Patriots have proven that it is possible to dominate in a league where parity, a level playing field, and free agency have become status quo.They are a dynasty. They have won consistently for a decade and a half, including...
Via Football Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Patriots issue rebuttal to Wells report

Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports The New England Patriots revealed their rebuttal to the Wells report on Thursday. The conclusions of the Wells Report are, at best, incomplete, incorrect and lack context. The Report dismisses the scientific explanation for the natural loss of psi of the Patriots footballs by inexplicably rejecting the Referee’s recollection of what gauge...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre doesn’t think Tom Brady cheated

Former NFL quarterback Brett Favre, who will have his No. 4 retired by the Green Bay Packers this season, doesn’t think Tom Brady was cheating when he oversaw the deflating of footballs before the AFC title game. But Favre admits that he doesn’t know Brady very well, nor has he followed Deflategate very closely.  He also said he can “absolutely” tell when a football...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rex Ryan continues to speak cautiously about Deflategate fallout

Rex Ryan, arguably contrary to character, has remained relatively mum on the fallout of the Deflategate scandal amid the damning findings of the Ted Wells Report. Or at the very least, the Buffalo Bills coach appears reticent to stoke the flames of his long-burning rivalry with Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. The fact...Read More The post Rex Ryan continues to speak...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Takeaways From Deflategate

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell dropped the hammer, and suspended QB Tom Brady for four games. The Patriots were hit with a $1 Million dollar fine, the highest in NFL history. The Patriots were docked their 2016 first round draft pick and their 2017 fourth round draft pick. Many pundits and fans have had their say about the whole event. I'm going to give my five thoughts on this entire debacle.
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL’s Failure To Discipline Bill Belichick Incongruous With Previous Claims

If you are reading this article, then chances are strong that you already know of the discipline handed down yesterday by the NFL to Tom Brady and the New England Patriots organization. Brady was suspended for the first four games of the 2015 regular season and the organization was fined $1 million, in addition to […] NFL’s Failure To Discipline Bill Belichick Incongruous With...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss
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