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Judge Continues to Rip NFL's Deflategate Case in Push for Settlement

By Mike Dussault, 11 months 1 week ago
The lawyers from the NFL and NFLPA were back in Judge Richard Berman's court on Wednesday and the judge continued to hammer the NFL on a number of fronts. At last week's hearing, Judge Berman took aim at the NFL's lack of hard evidence against Tom Brady in the Deflategate scandal, a curious move considering Berman is supposed to be ruling on the fairness of the process, not whether...

5 New England Patriots Youngsters on the Rise After First Preseason Game

By Mike Dussault, 11 months 2 weeks ago
It's important to never get too carried away after the first NFL preseason game, but there's no denying Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots continue to replenish their cupboard with solid rookies who can immediately play. In fact, quite a few of them were on display Thursday night against the Packers. With near-complete turnover at cornerback and running back, along...

5 Areas of Focus for New England Patriots' Preseason Game vs. Green Bay Packers

By Mike Dussault, 11 months 2 weeks ago
The New England Patriots open their preseason on Thursday night against the Green Bay Packers in a rematch of one of the best regular season games of 2014. Of course, the starters will see limited time, the schemes will be simplified and the result won't mean much of anything, but there will still be plenty of players fighting for a roster spot in many wide-open position battles. ...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About AFC East Teams

By Athlon Sports, 11 months 3 weeks ago
Winners of 11 of the last 12 division titles, the AFC East has been dominated by New England ever since Bill Belichick and Tom Brady joined forces in 2001. However, with Brady's four-game suspension, along with the departure of several key defensive players, this prolific run could be in jeopardy. Meanwhile, the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets have new coaching staffs and has...

New Faces Standing Out at New England Patriots Training Camp

By Mike Dussault, 11 months 4 weeks ago
After losing four cornerbacks this offseason, as well as their top two running backs, there was no question the New England Patriots would feature a number of new faces in significant roles in 2015. While high-round draft picks and high-profile external free agents often get most of the attention, mid-round rookies and low-priced veterans are often the Pats' players of choice. With a...

Why Tom Brady Deserves the Suspension

By Josh Hamburger, 12 months 2 days ago
With the recent outrage from the New England Patriots’ organization and fans over Tom Brady’s upheld suspension, the punishment must be seen as worthy as per the NFL’s findings. If Brady in any way knew about deflating the footballs, then he indeed deserves the four-game suspension. Any manipulation or violation of the established, well-known rules is changing the playing field...

Did the NFL Want Tom Brady's Phone Or Not?

By Mike Dussault, 12 months 3 days ago
The only new detail to emerge from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's ruling on Tom Brady's Deflategate appeal was that Brady had "destroyed" his phone prior to meeting with investigator Ted Wells in early March. This was the item that cemented Goodell's decision to uphold Brady's four-game suspension, and the headline that was the final nail in Brady's coffin in the...

Tom Brady's Suspension Upheld, What Now for the Patriots QB?

By Mike Dussault, 1 year 11 hours ago
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell handed down his decision on Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for Deflategate Tuesday, upholding Brady's full punishment and setting the stage for him to either accept sitting out the first quarter of the 2015 season, or take the NFL to court.In his 20-page ruling, Goodell reveals that Brady had destroyed his cell phone on March 6,...

New England Patriots 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 1 year 13 hours ago
The Patriots have been a part of the NFL’s ruling class for the better part of the last 14 seasons, winning 12 AFC East titles, six conference titles and four Super Bowls. The AFC has long taken aim at Tom Brady, Bill Belichick and Co., and it appeared the Patriots were on the ropes last season at 2–2 after a 41–14 dismantling in Kansas City. Brady looked old, Rob Gronkowski...

Twitter Reacts to the Upheld Tom Brady Suspension

By Josh Hamburger, 1 year 13 hours ago
As the NFL announced that they would uphold Tom Brady's four game suspension for his role in deflating footballs, Twitter users reacted to the situation. The suspension allegedly remained in part due to Tom Brady destroying his cell, a key piece of evidence during the investigation. Take a look at some of the best Tweets: #TomBrady should have a celebratory TD dance that looks like...