New England Patriots

Roger Goodell deftly sidesteps the questions of Deflategate, never addressing issues that led the Patriots to believe the investigation was biased and unfair.
The Boston Herald's Ron Borges says he was told Bill Belichick never believed Tom Brady's story about not manipulating the PSI of the footballs.
Jets corner Darrelle Revis spent part of his Wednesday sounding off about the Patriots, Deflategate, and their history of rules-bending.

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    Patriots - Team News
    Tom Brady - QB
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell stated Wednesday that he is open to hearing any "new... NFL Network's Ian Rapoport came away believing the "door seems very open" to a reduction of Brady's four-game ban. On Tuesday, owner Bob Kraft announced the...
    May 20 3:47PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    A "high-ranking NFL source" tells Sports Illustrated's Greg A. Bedard that the... Owner Robert Kraft is getting praised for having some sort of master plan, but it appears he's going more by gut feel. It stands to reason to any logical person that...
    May 19 1:55PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    The Patriots will not appeal their $1 million fine and loss of draft picks in the... Owner Robert Kraft is waving the white flag on New England's 2016 first-rounder and 2017 fourth-rounder. Kraft says he's doing it for the greater good of the NFL, but...
    May 19 1:16PM Read More
    Brandon Spikes - LB
    Patriots signed ILB Brandon Spikes to a one-year contract. Spikes spent the first four years of his career with the Patriots, starting 39 regular-season games and five playoff games (including Super Bowl XLVI). After a one-year...
    May 18 10:15AM Read More
    Dominique Easley - DL
    Patriots DT Dominique Easley (knee) said he'll be "fully ready" for training camp. With Vince Wilfork now in Houston, the Patriots need their 2014 first-round pick to sustain health. It's far from a given, though, after Easley tore both of his ACLs at the...
    May 18 7:58AM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    Tom Brady hasn't missed any of the Patriots' voluntary workouts this offseason. In the past, Brady has skipped these workouts in favor of training elsewhere. But with a four-game suspension looming, he wants to get as many reps in as possible, hoping to...
    May 17 9:24AM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will personally preside over Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game... Reporter Mike Freeman calls the development "huge and unexpected." The NFLPA had been seeking a neutral arbitrator. With Goodell personally taking responsibility...
    May 14 10:27PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    The Patriots are claiming the term "Deflator" was used to reference Jim McNally... The Patriots have launched a website called WellsReportContext (linked below) that responds to the assertions made in the Wells Report. "The conclusions of the Wells...
    May 14 12:04PM Read More
    Brandon Spikes - LB
    A source tells WGR 550 Buffalo it’s "highly unlikely" the Bills bring back free... The top linebacker remaining on the free-agent market, Spikes left his New England visit without a contract. Spikes graded as a top-10 run stopper by PFF last season and...
    May 13 6:37PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    One source texted ESPN's Adam Schefter saying he thinks Tom Brady's four-game suspension could... Another source described the legal team Brady is putting together for his appeal as "unreal." It's made up of a load of experienced lawyers, including Jeffrey...
    May 13 9:14AM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    Deflategate investigator Ted Wells says the Patriots believed it was a "sting... The theater of the absurd grows more melodramatic by the day. "(The) Patriots were all over me from Day 1 on why the NFL did not warn them of the complaint, and...
    May 12 2:21PM Read More
    Bill Belichick - DT
    The Patriots were treated as repeat offenders when the NFL assessed punishment in Deflategate. The Patriots lost a first-round pick in 2016, a fourth-rounder in 2017 and were fined $1M. "Here, there are several factors that merit strong consideration in assessing...
    May 12 8:16AM Read More
    Jimmy Garoppolo - QB
    Jimmy Garoppolo is expected to start during Tom Brady's suspension. Brady's Deflategate ban is currently at four games, but could be reduced on appeal. Regardless, Garoppolo is a good bet to provide low-end QB1 value any time he's starting....
    May 12 7:54AM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    Tom Brady will appeal his four-game Deflategate suspension. "The discipline is ridiculous and has no legitimate basis," Brady's agent Don Yee said. "In my opinion, this outcome was pre-determined; there was no...
    May 11 8:15PM Read More
    Tom Brady - QB
    NFL suspended Patriots QB Tom Brady four games for "conduct detrimental to the... The league has also stripped New England of its 2016 first-round pick and a fourth-rounder in 2017, in addition to fining the franchise $1 million. It's an incredibly steep...
    May 11 5:33PM Read More