2015 Fantasy Football Team Preview: New England Patriots

The reigning Super Bowl Champions come into the season with a number of question marks and none bigger than the pending federal court appeal of Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. After Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the four-game suspension on July 28th, the NFLPA and Brady filed an appeal in federal court which could be handed down before the season but realistically will probably...
Via The Fantasy Fix
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Official: “Sometimes footballs could have leaks right out the box”

Commissioner Roger Goodell made us wait for months but finally decided to suspend New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for the first four games in the 2015 season. While Goodell decision is final, we all know that this is not over. Brady plans to fight the suspension along with the NFLPA standing behind him as well. While we await more news about Brady’s appeal, one long...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patriots fan fires back at Jets, Goodell by flying banner of his own (PHOTO)

And the AFC East banner wars begin.A Maine man countered the New York Jets group who flew a "Cheaters Look Up!" banner over the New England Patriots training camp last week, by hiring a plane to fly a banner over NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s vacation home in Scarborough with the message "Comm. Goodell Jet Home To N.Y." Biddeford man hires plane to fly over @NFL's Roger Goodell...
Via The Other Paper
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL official: Footballs known to have leaks 'right out of the box'

Tom Brady just gained some valuable material for his court case against the NFL. After the NFL makes rules changes and pinpoints specific points of emphasis for officiating crews in the offseason, a group of officials make the round to NFL training camps to advise players, coaches and staff of the changes and new information. Gary Slaughter, the Central Region supervisor of officials...
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Man hires plane to fly a ‘jet home’ banner over Roger Goodell’s Maine vacation home

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made a lot of enemies when he decided to uphold New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension last Tuesday. A non-fan of Goodell’s named Richard Pate of Biddeford took his dislike of the Commissioner to a major extreme. Pate reportedly hired a plane to fly a special message over the Commissioner’s vacation home in Maine....
Via Sportsnaut
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kraft, Patriots On The Offensive; Goodell His Own Worst Enemy

"Oh, what a twisted web we weave, when we first practice to deceive." - Sir Walter ScottIn the poem Marmion, Sir Walter Scott refers to how difficult it is to keep a lie going. In the Poem, Lord Marmion falls in love with a woman who is already in a relationship with another man, so Marmion uses his position of power to accuse the man, named Wilton, of high treason, causing him to...
Via Foxborough Free Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Brady & Belichick’s Beef With Roger Goodell Gets An Animated Short

The Deflategate story first broke in January and it seems like we’re in the same boat now as we were back then. Perhaps the only people more frustrated than NFL fans and Patriots backers with how the entire situation has been handled are Tom Brady and Bill Belichick. After all, they put their trust in the [&hellip The post Brady & Belichick’s Beef With Roger Goodell...
Via No Coast Bias
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL should have deflated Deflate Gate

The Week That Was: Enough of DeFlategate right? Well, not quite. One last observation about the nonsense which is ENTIRELY the fault of the National Football League and Commissioner Roger Goodell. Here’s why. Everyone says this was, at worst, a minor violation. The NFL should have looked at the evidence in January. Taken some time…
Via A Jersey Guy
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roger Goodell: The Untamed Joke

194 days since this ridiculous war broke out, 10 hours of nearly useless talks and 35 days for the NFL commissioner to make a decision after Brady’s appeal hearing. And what did we get after 5 weeks of waiting, the same decision that we were left with before Brady wasted his time with Goodell. Really Goodell? It took you that long just to uphold the suspension? One could argue...
Via Foxboro Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Judge suggests Brady, Goodell appear in court Aug. 12 and 19

The federal judge handling Tom Brady's attempt to overturn his four-game suspension strongly suggested the New England quarterback and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appear in court on Aug. 12 and 19. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman told the sides Friday he had scheduled conferences on both days "with your principles (including, without limitation, Mr. Goodell and Mr. Brady)....
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LISTEN: Did Tom Brady just release a Roger Goodell diss track?

With the Drake-Meek Mill feud in full swing, there seems to be only one way to settle a dispute in today’s world … A diss track. And with tensions rising high between Tom Brady and Roger Goodell, it may be the person who strikes first that comes away with the win. AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: What will happen in the AFC in 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier cornerbacks...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: Three sexy St. Louis Rams fans you have to see

Will the St. Louis Rams close shop and head to Los Angeles? Nobody knows for sure. We do know that they have some of the sexiest fans around. Here are three you simply have to see… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: What will happen in the AFC in 2015 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier cornerbacks Fantasy Preview: The top-60 RBs for 2015 First and 10: Ten stories other than DeflateGate...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Owners Willing Reduce Roger Goodell’s Power Over Appeals Following DeflateGate

Jason Cole of B/R spoke to three NFL owners in the past week who said that they’re tired with the entire DeflateGate situation, as well as the cost the league has incurred during the past seven months. The owners point to the bad relationship between commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL Players Association as being the ... The post NFL Owners Willing Reduce Roger...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Giants Owner Backs Roger Goodell: He Always Intends ‘To Do The Right Thing’

NFL owners not named Robert Kraft are lining up to defend commissioner Roger Goodell. The New England Patriots owner came out firing Wednesday, slamming Goodell for upholding Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. However, the rest of the league’s owners seem to be more than willing to support the commish. Jerry Jones defended him earlier in the week, and now...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mortensen skips Boston radio interiew for false PSI report

In his press conference after Tom Brady’s 4 game suspension was upheld, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft spit hot fire at the NFL, Roger Goodell, and basically anyone involved in the DeflateGate saga.  Although he wasn’t mentioned by name, one of those targets was ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.  Kraft called out Mort for a hugely important initial DeflateGate report that...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Cuban: Brady suspension should be more severe

If there’s a major event happening in the sports world, you can bet Mark Cuban will offer his two cents on it. Cuban did just that recently, and New England Patriots fans won’t like what he had to say. In light of Roger Goodell’s ruling Tuesday to uphold Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his alleged role in Deflategate, the Dallas Mavericks owner took to his CyberDust...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

A Final Word on NFL Deflategate

I have some great news for you NFL fans. NFL training camps are starting to get underway. The Pittsburgh Steelers and the Minnesota Vikings have already gotten started, as they’re playing against each other in the Pro Football Hall of Fame game on August 9, 2015. Many other teams are starting to open up camps in preparation for the upcoming 2015-16 season. I’m very excited about...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady lawsuit transferred from Minnesota to New York court

NEW YORK (AP) 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. Brady and the players' union filed their suit Wednesday in Minnesota. But the NFL already had filed papers Tuesday in New York, moments after announcing that Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the suspension for Brady's involvement...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WIRED: NFL’s Story About Tom Brady Destroying Phone Makes ‘Zero Sense’

The NFL claims Tom Brady “destroyed” his phone in an attempt to suppress text messages that would have implicated him on Deflategate. But that’s a bunch of baloney, according to someone who seems to know a lot more about phone technology than Roger Goodell or the New England Patriots quarterback. In fact, the allegation is built on such a flawed premise that Wired’s Tim...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets fans fly "Cheaters Look Up" banner over Patriots practice

New England Patriots fans in attendance for the team’s first day of practice — and there’s a lot of them — might want to keep an eye on the sky. According to Metro, an ambitious group of New York Jets fans plan to send an airplane with a banner over the Patriots’ practice facilities at Gillette Stadium on Thursday. The report says the banner reads “Cheaters Look Up!”...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Deflating a Con Man: How Not to be a Sucker on NFL Player Rights

You've probably heard this old saying: "If you sit at a poker table and can't spot the's you.  Get up."  As a former NFL player, I think I have a pretty decent handle on the lessons of leverage.  I learned when I had it as a player (not very often), and over time, how to understand the scope of the leverage authority figures in the league had as well.  Most importantly...
Via Football By Football
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why this Buffalo Bills fan thinks Roger Goodell got it right

So, despite the Iranians possibly getting a nuclear weapon and the fact that Donald Trump looks like he could possibly be President, all anyone could talk about yesterday was that Tom Brady took to facebook and said he’d been screwed. Of course he did. What else is he gonna do? Come out and say, “Ah shucks, you got me…my bad.” Of course not. He’s dug this hole and he has...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Don’t Forget: Roger Goodell Also Destroyed Evidence — In Spygate Fiasco

Suddenly Tom Brady doesn’t look quite so bad. Tuesday, reports broke that the New England Patriots quarterback had his cell phone destroyed so that he didn’t have to hand it over to Ted Wells and NFL investigators. Wednesday, Brady and his camp shot back a strong rebuttal with a very different explanation that didn’t make the NFL look very good. But the NFL is adamant that...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jerry Jones Backs Roger Goodell Over Robert Kraft, Patriots In Deflategate

While NFL commissioner Roger Goodell isn’t winning over many people in New England for his handling of Deflategate, he does have one influential NFL owner backing him up. Jerry Jones, the owner and general manager of the Dallas Cowboys, defended Goodell on Wednesday over his decision to uphold New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his alleged...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFLPA officially files Brady lawsuit, wants QB to play Week 1

The NFLPA officially filed Tom Brady’s lawsuit in Minnesota on Wednesday, beginning Brady’s battle against the NFL in federal court. There’s a lot of legal mumbo jumbo here, so we’ll try to break it down into simpler terms. Here goes: NFLPA lawyers filed Brady’s federal appeal in Minnesota, and asked that U.S. District Judge David Doty be assigned to the case. Doty has...
4 days ago  |  Discuss
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Notre Dame doesn't need a conference

Rex takes jabs at Jets' management

Sanchez: It's 'crazy' to call Chip racist

Ronda Rousey calls out Cyborg

Five most underrated players in the NFL

Five potential NFL salary cap casualties this preseason

Winners and losers of the 2015 MLB trade deadline

Pirates do Pirates at deadline: Neat little moves

Mets acquire Cespedes from Tigers

Ranking the NFL’s 32 head coaches

Five worst baseball trades since 2000

Examining the state of the NFL

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker