At every checkpoint along the way, this Deflategate farce continued precisely because the NFL has been seeking to diminish the Patriots and Tom Brady.
Apparently the NFL was only willing to reduce its suspension of Tom Brady from four games to three games.
Judge Richard Berman said no settlement was reached Monday in the Deflategate case, but said he would deliver a decision "tomorrow or the day after."
2yWho would you rather bring back, the legendary, reliableish receiver or the cornerback who settled down the secondary?
2yThe Patriots have 18 players set to become free agents on March 12, including Wes Welker, Aqib Talib and Sebastian Vollmer. Who will be back?
2yHere's your wakeup call -- a combination of newsworthy andor interesting tidbits -- for Wednesday, January 23.
2yMichael Felger's question: "Is there a fundamental shortcoming with the Patriots when it comes to these big games late in the playoffs, or is it a matter of bad luck, law of averages, coincidence, etc.? One or the other: Fundamental flaw -- a fundamental...
2yThe Patriots found a pass rusher hiding in America's hat.
2yPatriots defensive back Derrick Martin had an awful day last Sunday. Not only did New England lose the AFC Championship, but Martin's Colorado home was burglarized.
2yThe latest update on Slide-kickgate? Tom Brady apologized to Ravens safety Ed Reed. Reed says he has nothing but respect for the Patriots quarterback.