NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Thursday night he will personally hear the suspension appeal of Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady, who challenged the league’s punishment for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game.
Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez have filed an appeal of his murder conviction, saying it was based on “improper speculation, conjecture and guesswork.”
The most egregious to New England fans appears to be the suspension of Brady – claiming there is no direct connection to Brady and the action of deflating the footballs.
A Patriots lawyer says the “deflator” nickname used by a ballboy and cited in the NFL’s decision to suspend quarterback Tom Brady was about weight loss, not footballs.
Wootton played in 15 games for the Vikings last season and totaled 16 tackles. He also recorded a sack.
Tom Brady’s challenge to his four-game suspension by the NFL is set to begin.
A Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s spokesman says the 10 guns seized last year from Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy’s apartment following a domestic violence incident will be sold or auctioned off at a later date.
The Lions expect Abdullah to contribute in both the run game and on special teams as a rookie.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has earned $50,000 for childhood cancer research playing “Celebrity Jeopardy.”
Salas played 10 games for the New York Jets last season and had eight catches for 167 yards.