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.
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Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying “I was wrong to put my faith in the league.”
Police have been asked to keep an eye on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s home on the Maine coast following his decision to uphold the four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
“To suggest that I destroyed a phone to avoid giving the NFL information it requested is completely wrong,” the three-time Super Bowl MVP said.
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says he was wrong to trust the NFL in the deflated footballs case and that he regrets not appealing the penalties against the team.
Tom Brady vowed to fight his four-game suspension for the scandal known as Deflategate, writing Wednesday in a 507-word Facebook post: “I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did either.”
Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
The players’ union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady’s four-game suspension last week that was reportedly “met with silence” by the NFL.