The Wells-Goodell coverup of the NFL’s own Deflategate misconduct prove the shadiest dealings happened not in Foxboro, but on Park Avenue.
According to multiple reports, the NFL has rejected the NFLPA's motion to have commissioner Roger Goodell recuse himself from hearing Tom Brady's Deflategate appeal.
NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, not surprisingly, came out and skewered the Wells Report and its findings on ESPN's Outside the Lines.
2yPatriots defensive end Chandler Jones, if only by a matter of hours, is no longer a rookie. After the team's loss in the AFC Championship he said his focus is to be a bigger, stronger player in his second year.
2yThe best and worst part of last night's loss is that it doesn't hurt as much as it used to.
2yBill Belichick sees a lot of positives in his 2012 Patriots squad. But losing in the AFC Championship still makes for an abrupt, painful ending.
2yLooks like we got ourselves an interesting poker match shaping up between the Patriots and Aqib Talib.
2yThere wasn't a particular play that stuck out in Tom Brady's mind as the one he would like to have back. Instead, there were several that went wrong and led to New England's 28-13 loss in the AFC Championship game to the Ravens.
2yBill Belichick was steadfast about not entertaining case-by-case questions on which players he'd like to have back in 2013.
2yThough Bill Belichick refused to discuss personnel decisions at his year-end press conference, he did say he'll be back to coach again.