• Bill Belichick Rolls Eyes, Mutters "Jesus Christ" When Asked About Tom Brady Starting Week 5

    The Big Lead "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is suspended for the first games of the regular season. Unproven Jimmy Garoppolo will be under center for the first quarter of the year. Some people in sports media have been suggesting that Brady is in danger of losing his starting job." July 29

  • Suspended Brady can't discuss football with teammates

    Boston Herald "Along with wondering how the Patriots are going to fare without Tom Brady during the first four games of the season, there’s been a lot of discussion during the past week about how No. 12 will be able to stay in the loop, not to mention keep his sanity, during his suspension. After all, Brady..." July 24

  • Tom Brady can’t play catch with teammates while suspended

    Pro Football Talk "We may see a rusty Tom Brady in Week Five. Brady is suspended for the first four games of the season over Deflategate, so he’s scheduled to make his regular season debut in Week Five against the Browns. Quarterbacks regularly miss time with injuries and then return to the field without any..." July 24

  • Cardinals' Palmer: Starting 1-0 more important than beating Brady

    The Score "Tom Brady or not, the Arizona Cardinals just want a win. Carson Palmer backed up teammate Calais Campbell's previous comments stating that their team is more concerned about picking up a 'W' in their season opener than claiming bragging rights over Brady. "Yes, to an extent (I would like to..." July 23

  • Why the NFLPA needs to keep fighting DeflateGate even if Tom Brady won't

    SB Nation "In its statement Friday, the NFLPA indicated it could still continue to pursue DeflateGate all the way to the Supreme Court. “We will continue to review all of our options and we reserve our rights to petition for cert to the Supreme Court,” the union said. Brady has also reportedly authorized..." July 19

  • Why Tom Brady might still receive No. 1 reps early in training camp

    ESPN "One closely watched storyline early in Patriots training camp will be how the four-game suspension for quarterback Tom Brady affects Bill Belichick’s practice plans at quarterback, and there’s a strong chance it will mostly be the status quo. Belichick annually says training camp is about..." July 17

  • Robert Kraft Hammers NFL’s ‘Flawed And Biased’ Deflategate Investigation

    NESN "Robert Kraft isn’t happy, but he also knows it’s time to move on and get ready for the 2016 season. The New England Patriots owner wasted little time issuing a statement Friday afternoon after Patriots quarterback Tom Brady announced he was giving up his fight and accepting his four-game..." July 15

  • Brady will not appeal 4-game suspension "Tom Brady will not appeal his four-game suspension to the U.S. Supreme Court. A federal appeals court this week rejected the New England Patriots quarterback's latest attempt to overturn his "Deflategate" suspension." July 15

  • Report: Brady saved nearly $2M by appealing suspension

    The Score "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has accepted his four-game suspension, but it won't cost him nearly as much as it would have last season. After being granted a stay for the 2015 season, Brady renegotiated his contract so that he would save nearly $2 million while serving his..." July 15

  • NFLPA Statement on Brady Decision: There Were Clear Violations of Our CBA

    CSN New England "In response to the Second Circuit's determination not to rehear Tom Brady's case against the NFL, the NFLPA has released a statement saying that it is "disappointed" in the decision. From the players' union: The NFL Players Association is a labor Union that protects the rights of all of its..." July 13

  • Tom Brady’s request for a rehearing in Deflategate is denied

    New York Daily News "Tom Brady is down to one last Hail Mary in his battle to overturn his Deflategate suspension. The second circuit court of appeals has denied the Patriots quarterback's request for a rehearing, according to multiple reports. His only option if he wants to continue his fight against Roger Goodell..." July 13

  • No action taken on Brady's request to rehear suspension appeal

    Pro Football Talk "On May 23, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady requested a rehearing of the appeal that reinstated his four-game suspension arising from #DeflateGate. Nearly seven weeks later, there hasn’t been a peep from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in response to the petition and a flurry of..." July 11

  • Edelman Says He Used to Pretend to Be Brady in Eighth Grade

    CSN New England "The bromance between Tom Brady and Julian Edelman is well-documented, but at one point in time the admiration between the pair was more of a one-way street. Edelman did an interview for the July issue of August Man Magazine, via Only in Boston, in which he described his long-ago, long-distance..." July 07

  • Tom Brady won’t appear at Republican convention to support Donald Trump

    Pro Football Talk "Tom Brady now has something in common with Mike Ditka. Despite being close to presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump, the Patriots quarterback will not appear at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland later this month, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. That Brady’s steering..." July 05

  • Wilfork flaunts his body, tells Brady to have wife Gisele call him

    The Score "Now that he's had a taste of the modeling world, Houston Texans defensive tackle Vince Wilfork is ready to take it on full force." June 29

  • Tom Brady broke his paddle after losing ping-pong game to Patriots teammate

    Sporting News "Tom Brady is competitive on the gridiron — we know that. But his cutthroat attitude apparently extends to table tennis. Appearing on SportsCenter, Patriots receiver Danny Amendola told a story about how his quarterback became upset after a game of ping-pong." June 29

  • Five weeks after Tom Brady's appeal, court decision should be close

    ESPN "Some quick-hit thoughts regarding the New England Patriots and the NFL If initial projections by some legal experts are correct, this could be the week that the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rules on Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s request for an en banc hearing. Brady’s legal team filed..." June 27

  • Ben Affleck Slurs, Rants About Deflategate on Bill Simmons’ New HBO Series

    Complex "On Wednesday night, Ben Affleck made an unforgettable appearance on the debut of Bill Simmons' HBO series Any Given Wednesday With Bill Simmons, though perhaps for different reasons than he may have wanted. The actor, who appeared red-faced and was audibly slurring, went off for almost five solid..." June 23

  • Trump may ask Brady, Roethlisberger to speak at GOP Convention

    New York Times "Donald J. Trump has some ideas for how to jazz up the Republican National Convention, and he previewed one at a rally here on Friday evening: a “winner’s evening” of sports celebrities and champions addressing the convention rather than politicians. “We’re going to do it a little different, if..." June 11

  • Goodell: No settlement talks with Brady, up to courts to decide

    The Score "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell doesn't sound like a man willing to budge even one inch when it comes to Tom Brady's suspension. Though some have speculated the NFL and Brady could put their enduring "Deflategate" dispute behind them by reaching a settlement to decrease Brady's four-game..." June 06

  • NFLPA paying out millions in legal fees for Deflategate

    Sporting News "Perhaps the only people who'd like to see the NFL Deflategate saga drag on even longer are the lawyers. Both the NFL and NFLPA paid out millions in legal fees last year as the two sides went head to head with the scandal involving Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. The two sides also battled over..." June 05

  • Brady’s lawyers asked Ken Feinberg to submit a brief

    Pro Football Talk "The parade of friend-of-the-court briefs in support of the litigation arising from Tom Brady’s suspension reminded some (OK, maybe only me) of the jersey scene in Rudy. Apparently, that comparison works only if Rudy had personally asked the Notre Dame seniors to each visit the head coach with a..." June 03

  • Law professors become the latest to file brief in support of Brady

    Pro Football Talk "The parade of legal briefs in support of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady continues. This week alone, three more have been filed. Renowned arbitrator Kenneth Feinberg, the AFL-CIO, and a group of 11 U.S. labor law and industrial relations professors have chimed in on the case. The eight-page..." June 02

  • Report: Deflategate cost NFL $14.7M to date

    The Score "The Deflategate saga is now entering its 17th month, a scandal that cost the NFL an estimated $14.7 million, according to ESPN's Darren Rovell. The NFL hired multiple law firms during the ongoing legal proceedings, one to develop a case to suspend Tom Brady and another to argue the case in..." June 01

  • Tom Brady made 'generous' offer to settle Deflategate, NFL shot him down

    CBS Sports "If you've been keeping track at home, then you probably already know that Deflategate has been dominating NFL headlines for more than 16 months now. It didn't have to be that way, though: According to NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, Deflategate could've ended a long time..." June 01

  • Pats unlikely to owe NFL legals fees for Brady case

    Pro Football Talk "With the Patriots getting involved in quarterback Tom Brady’s effort to overturn the four-game suspension imposed against him by filing a friend-of-the-court brief with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, the Patriots possibly have could end up pick up a portion of Park Avenue’s..." May 29

  • Julian Edelman interrupted a Boston concert to yell 'Free [Tom] Brady'

    SB Nation "Ever since the start of the interminable Deflategate saga, "Free Tom Brady" has emerged as the unofficial rallying cry of the six New England states. It reverberates throughout Fenway Park during nearly every Red Sox home game and one Patriots fan even claims he shouted it at Roger Goodell in a..." May 29

  • Patriots file brief against NFL supporting Brady suspension appeal

    The Score "The New England Patriots have filed an Amicus brief supporting the appeal of Tom Brady's suspension by the NFLPA. The NFL re-instated Brady's four-game suspension in April for his involvement in the "Deflategate" controversy, after a three-judge panel of 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals voted..." May 25

  • Robert Kraft on Tom Brady: 'We hope he prevails'

    Yahoo! Sports "The NFL owners' meetings in Charlotte on Tuesday were brief, and the biggest news to come out of the event was the deciding of the host cities for Super Bowls LIII, LIV and LV plus some minor changes to instant replay. And there were of course some smaller things as well. To wit: NFL Network's..." May 25

  • Rob Gronkowski Praises Tom Brady’s Sexiness In QB’s Deflategate Fight

    NESN "Rob Gronkowski was more concerned about Tom Brady’s appearance than the New England Patriots quarterback’s Deflategate fight Monday night. The big tight end was asked about Brady’s latest Deflategate appeal by NECN as he entered teammate Rob Ninkovich’s ping pong charity event at Game On at Fenway..." May 24

  • NFLPA officially files Brady appeal: 'He was not afforded fundamental fairness'

    The Score "The NFLPA officially filed its petition with the U.S. 2nd Circuit Court requesting Tom Brady's case be reheard after his four-game suspension - stemming from the "Deflategate" incident - was reinstated in April. In a statement released by executive director DeMaurice Smith, the union once again..." May 24

  • Tom Brady to ask for second hearing at 2nd Circuit

    ESPN "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will appeal Monday for a second hearing by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in regard to his four-game Deflategate suspension imposed by the NFL. NFL Players Association attorney Theodore B. Olson told ABC News on Monday morning in an interview..." May 23

  • Eric Decker sees opportunity for Jets in Brady suspension

    Boston "New York Jets wide receiver Eric Decker sees an opportunity. In a recent interview on NFL Network’s Total Access, Decker shared his assessment of the state of the AFC East now that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is again facing a four-game suspension. “You gotta win your division..." May 20

  • Brady could still delay suspension without Second Circuit rehearing

    Pro Football Talk "By next Monday, Tom Brady and the NFL Players Association almost definitely will file a petition for a rehearing of the federal appeal that resulted in the reinstatement of Brady’s four-game #Deflategate suspension. If the petition for rehearing is granted, Brady likely will be available for most..." May 17

  • Patriots' arsenal full of Tom Brady's kind of guys

    Boston Herald "During the league meetings in March, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was asked which NFL quarterback and offense was the toughest for him to prepare to defend. Carroll didn’t sit back to ponder the question. The answer flew out of his mouth in a flash: “There’s nobody harder than Tom Brady..." May 16

  • Adrian Peterson: Teddy Bridgewater reminds me of Tom Brady

    Pro Football Talk "If the Vikings are going to make good on running back Adrian Peterson’s recent suggestion that the team can win it all this season, the team will need stellar quarterback play from Teddy Bridgewater. Peterson seems to believe that will happen. “His third year in, that’s a moment when a young..." May 14

  • Richard Sherman's vote for best NFL QB doesn't go to Russell Wilson

    CBS Sports "The offseason is always a a great time to have a debate and one of the most popular NFL debates every year seems to be: Who's the best active starting quarterback? Now that Peyton Manning's retired , there's not really much of a debate: Even Rob Gronkowski and Richard Sherman agree on the..." May 13

  • Rob Gronkowski thinks Tom Brady will play 16 games "Patriots tight Rob Gronkowski is convinced that Tom Brady's four-game suspension will be scattered to the wind by September. Gronk told ESPN on Thursday that he was with Brady at the team facility in April when the U.S. Second Court of Appeals reinstated the quarterback's ban for his connection..." May 13

  • Tom Brady’s $200 cookbook, er, nutrition manual sells out

    New York Daily News "There’s nothing deflated about the price of Tom Brady’s new cookbook, a playbook for healthy eating. At $200 for the binder full of Brady-approved recipes, the price tag seems a bit up there, don’t you think? But the high cost of the “TB12 Nutrition Manual” hasn’t scared away his loyal fans..." May 13

  • Don't trust Bill Belichick to pick Tom Brady's eventual replacement

    SB Nation "Tom Brady fell to the Patriots late in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. And since then, nearly every quarterback who Bill Belichick has tried to develop has failed. Belichick may insist the Patriots targeted Brady, but the pick was at least partially based on luck. If Belichick believed..." May 11

  • Tom Brady on CTE, Concussions and His Future in Football

    ABC News "Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) has been part of a growing discussion for almost a decade now as it relates to pro football. Dr. Bennet Omalu and his colleagues at the Department of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh published findings in 2005 revealing that a number of former NFL..." May 11

  • Tom Brady's $200 Cookbook on Sale Now

    The Sports Daily "It’s a well-known fact that Tom Brady and Gisele eat extremely healthy and avoid sugar at all costs, even in fruit. Maybe that’s why they’re both so chiseled and have great skin (yeah, I went there). You, too, can eat like Brady, though. He just released a cookbook, “TB12 Nutrition Manual,”..." May 10

  • Von Miller: Sacking Tom Brady is 'like sleeping on a bed'

    Denver Post "While the Broncos and outside linebacker Von Miller continue to work on a long-term deal to keep him “a Bronco for life,” Miller continues to take advantage of his national celebrity status with TV shows and high-profile appearances. He’s not apologizing for his world tour, either. “This is..." May 07

  • Tom Brady’s Request For 14-Day Extension Granted In Deflategate Case

    NESN "It might just be a small victory, but it’s a win for Tom Brady and the NFL Players’ Association nonetheless. The NFLPA’s request for a 14-day extension to file an appeal was granted Tuesday, giving Brady’s legal team until May 23 to make their decision, according to court documents. " May 03

  • Bob Kraft angered, frustrated by Tom Brady's 'extremely unfair' suspension

    CBS Sports "On the same day the Patriots used a third-round pick on a young quarterback, team owner Robert Kraft reiterated his support for one of the best quarterbacks in league history. If you missed the latest chapter in the NFL reality show that is Deflategate, Tom Brady, an 11-time Pro Bowler and a..." April 30

  • Tom Brady appears to be getting ready for another Deflategate appeal

    Fox Sports "New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady appears to be gearing up for a continuing battle with the NFL after a U.S. Appeals court earlier this week reinstated the NFL's four-game suspension of him for his role in Deflategate. On Friday, Brady's legal team filed a notice indicating the..." April 29

  • Brady legal team adds former Solicitor General Olson

    CSN New England "Tom Brady’s legal team has added another heavy hitter with Supreme Court experience and has filed a motion for more time to mull another appeal. Former US Solicitor General Ted Olson, who has argued more than 60 cases before the Supreme Court, has been added as counsel in the wake of the..." April 29

  • NFL won't re-open settlement talks with Brady, NFLPA

    The Score "The NFL doesn't plan to re-open any talks of a potential settlement with Tom Brady and the NFLPA over the "Deflategate" ruling, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The league doesn't believe the players' association, or anyone from Brady's camp, has provided any rationale for settlement..." April 28

  • Owners Want Deal to Reduce Brady Suspension, Keep Goodell's Power

    Bleacher Report "Two NFL owners, in the wake of the Tom Brady ruling on Monday, stated they would prefer Brady and the NFL to reach a settlement as soon as possible and erase the Deflategate issue from the public eye once and for all. What's the general thinking among NFL owners regarding the length of Brady's..." April 26

  • One of Tom Brady's old teammates thinks he will quit fighting the NFL

    CBS Sports "With the ruling on Monday morning to reinstate the Tom Brady suspension stemming from Deflategate, it's logical to assume a summer of legal and PR battling is about to begin. But what if Brady and the Patriots just decide to give up the fight? Most folks don't think that's the case, but former..." April 26

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