FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Seven months. At least $3 million spent on lawyers — and probably twice that or more. Reports and responses and arbitration and appeals and even a college class in New England called “Deflategate.”
And it’s not over yet.
U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman erased Tom Brady’s four-game suspension on Thursday, handing the four-time Super Bowl champion another victory in a career already full of them. The NFL promptly appealed.
So settle in for more talk about deflated footballs and perhaps years of fallout from Commissioner Roger Goodell’s botched attempt to punish the New England Patriots and their quarterback for using improperly inflated footballs in the AFC title game in January. [READ FULL ARTICLE HERE]