Lawyer: Tom Brady’s Appeal Transcript Could Be Enough To Overturn Suspension

The NFL and NFL Players Association previously agreed that documents submitted as evidence in New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s court case would remain confidential. Tuesday, U.S. district judge Richard Berman ruled that the confidentiality agreement should be removed for litigation. With everything now public record, the NFL doesn’t exactly look very good. More importantly...
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Enough hot air -- time for both sides to settle Deflategate

The NFL Players Association dumped a 457-page transcript of the Tom Brady appeal hearing onto the media and general public on Tuesday, thus adding to the nearly seven months of analysis, investigation, rhetoric and grandstanding. I pored over it all. It led me to one overarching takeaway. Settle this damn thing already. We're at the point now of poking microscopic holes in both sides...
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Deflategate transcript: Brady wasn't warned about withholding phone

  Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game, and investigator Ted Wells said in a transcript that he never warned the New England Patriots quarterback he would be punished if he didn't turn over his cellphone. In a 457-page transcript released on Tuesday, Brady maintained his innocence in the NFL scandal...
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Tom Brady denied deflating footballs under oath

Tom Brady denied under oath to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell that he tampered with footballs before the AFC title game. Here is a copy of the 457-page transcript provided by Pro Football Talk released Tuesday. The transcript filed by the NFL Players Association included the appeal testimony from Brady and Wells on June 23. Tom Brady — while under oath — gives an unequivocal...
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Tom Brady Denied Under Oath Being Aware Of Football Deflation (Appeal Transcript)

The transcript of Tom Brady’s four-game suspension appeal to Roger Goodell was released Tuesday, and at over 400 pages, it’s a doozy. Here are some takeaways from the transcript, using transcripts of the appeal: Brady denied being aware of ball deflation under oath Brady first learned of the minimum and maximum football deflation after their Week 7 win against the Jets Brady...
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Roger Goodell Falsely Made Tom Brady Seem Dishonest In Appeal Decision

Maybe Roger Goodell should have read through the transcripts of Tom Brady’s suspension appeal a little closer before the commissioner submitted his decision. Goodell states in his appeal decision “In response to the question, ‘Why were you talking to Mr. (John) Jastremski in those two weeks?,’ Mr. Brady responsed, in sum: ‘I think most of the conversations centered around...
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NFLPA releases Tom Brady appeal hearing testimony

The NFL Players Association just gave every football fan a little insight as to how New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s appeal hearing went down. Mandated by court order, the NFLPA released over 172 pages of testimony as part of their counterclaim against the NFL. The release of the documents, according to them, shows how honest and sincere Brady was during the appeals...
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Most interesting excerpts from Tom Brady's appeal hearing

We've combed through almost 500 pages of legal mumbo jumbo to pull out the six best excerpts and exchanges in the Tom Brady Deflategate appeal hearing. Jeffrey Kessler, Tom Brady's lawyer, asking Ted Wells about whether Brady knew about the deflated balls: KESSLER: You rejected the testimony of Mr. Brady that he knew nothing about the ball deflation in the AFC Championship Game,...
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Brady: Never thought about air pressure until refs inflated to 16 PSI

    The entire transcript from the hearing in which Tom Brady appealed his four-game suspension was released to the public on Tuesday. My initial reaction is that more people will be inclined to believe Brady as the details surface. One of the more notable exchanges came when Brady insisted he never even gave thought to the air pressure inside a football until an official...
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NFL union releases Brady testimony in "Deflategate"

NEW YORK (AP) The public now has more information to decide whether New England quarterback Tom Brady was truthful about deflated footballs. The NFL Players Association released the 457-page transcript of his June testimony in the deflated balls controversy in a filing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. In it, Brady denies tampering with footballs in the AFC championship game,...
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Transcript Of Tom Brady Deflategate Suspension Appeal Hearing Released

The court filings in Tom Brady’s fight against his four-game Deflategate suspension just keep coming. The latest was a doozy. A transcipt of Brady’s June 23 suspension appeal was included in the NFL Players Association’s amended answer and complaint, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in New York. You can read the full 172-page transcript below, and come back to
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Report: Tom Brady appeal hearing transcript will eventually be public

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has taken his four-game suspension to federal appeals court, but judge Richard M. Berman is making sure all evidence in the case becomes available. ProFootballTalk revealed that the paperwork submitted for the case will not be under seal. What that means is the transcript from Brady’s recent 10-hour appeal to Roger Goodell and the NFL...
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Patriots Training Camp Observations: Malcolm Butler Picks Tom Brady

FOXBORO, Mass. — It took five practices for Tom Brady to throw his first interception of training camp. Brady was targeting wide receiver Josh Boyce in 11-on-11 drills when Malcolm Butler jumped the slant route and picked off his starting quarterback. Butler said over the weekend that he dares Brady to throw at him in practice. That dare paid off for the second-year cornerback...
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LOOK: Tom Brady looks nothing like he did when he came into the league

Yesterday was Tom Brady’s 37th birthday, and what a great 37 years it’s been for him. He’s won four Super Bowls, been to two more, married the world’s most famous super model and been an all-around bad ass. But for as perfect as he may seem to be, his life only seems to be getting more amazing every day. How else would you explain these two pictures? AROUND COVER32 Power...
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Patriots website’s slideshow includes fans’ anti-Roger Goodell signs

In what arguably is nothing more than a seemingly innocuous aside — but an extremely amusing one at that — a slideshow posted on the official website of the New England Patriots in support of Tom Brady features a photograph or two of the team’s fans exhibiting clear anti-Roger Goodell rhetoric on signs held up...Read More The post Patriots website’s slideshow includes fans’...
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Tom Brady, NFL to appear before judge on August 12

Tom Brady will apper in court on August 12 in New York City in the first of two settlement conferences with the NFL over his suspension.
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Tom Brady expected to attend Deflategate settlement hearing

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will appear in person for a court-mandated settlement hearing Aug. 12 in New York City, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman last week ordered that Brady and commissioner Roger Goodell both appear at the hearing in hopes the two sides reach a settlement in the matter of Brady’s four-game suspension for his...
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Report: Tom Brady to appear at court-mandated settlement hearing August 12

Last week U.S. District Judge Richard Berman ordered New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to both appear at a Deflategate settlement hearing which has now been scheduled for August 12. The hearing will take place in New York City with the purpose being to try to encourage both sides to reach a compromise regarding Brady’s four-game suspension...
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The Age old debate: Tom Brady vs. Peyton Manning

If you were to ask me who I felt was the better quarterback between Tom Brady and Peyton Manning, who are by far two of the best of all time, I could make a case for both. Let’s look at Tom Brady first. He had been one of my favorites in the league for a long time until recently. He’s a graduate of my favorite college team, the University of Michigan, but I just can’t look...
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Del talks Deflategate with The Eytan Shander Show

Whether you like it or not, the fallout from Deflategate dominated sports headlines last week after the NFL announced that Tom Brady’s four-game suspension has been upheld. On Saturday, I joined Eytan Shander to discuss the Brady fallout on 97.5 The Fanatic. Shander and I discussed a number of topics related to Deflategate, including who...Read More
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'Madden 16' ratings: Patriots best, Jets worst in AFC East

The New England Patriots were the undisputed champions last season as they hoisted the Lombardi trophy after their Super Bowl victory. They've been the best team in the AFC East for the better part of the last decade, as well, although that could change in 2015 with Brady's four-game suspension looming.The Patriots still enter the season as the favorite to win the division once again...
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Browns' Farmer turned in his cell phone, unlike Tom Brady

Browns general manager Ray Farmer will miss the first four games of the regular season due to suspension just like Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, but it could've been worse if he hadn't cooperated fully with the NFL's Textgate investigation.  Farmer said on Friday that he turned over his cell phone to the league during the inquiry, which apparently won him some leniency from commissioner...
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Why everyone is wrong about Cowboys Tony Romo, Part 1

A lot of people seem to think Tony Romo’s success last season was because the Dallas Cowboys “reeled him in” or that he was simply a “bus driver.”  The premise is that Romo isn’t good enough to lead this team to the promised land, so the less he touches the ball, the better the Cowboys are.  They point to the fact that the Cowboys ran the ball more last year, taking...
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Rob Gronkowski on Patriots LB Jamie Collins: ‘He’s a freak’

From one super-human freak of nature to another, New England Patriots beastly tight end Rob Gronkowski paid the ultimate compliment to fellow teammate, linebacker Jamie Collins. “He’s a freak,” Rob Gronkowski said of Collins, per Phil Perry of CSN New England. “He’s fast, he’s long and he’s strong. He plays the game of football how it should be. He knows how to hit...
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Man wishes Tom Brady happy birthday with banner over Goodell's home

The banner battles continue across the NFL, this time over the home of commissioner Roger Goodell's home. It all started with a group of New York Jets fans flying a banner over the New England Patriots' practice field, saying "Cheaters look up." Patriots fans responded with a banner of their own, and now Goodell's gotten into the action -- just not by choice. A Maine man is flying...
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