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."
9mChris Gasper and Gary Tanguay give their opinion on which QB they would build their team around if they were starting a team
9m"This guy will be elite someday, he's not there yet." - Chris Gasper
9mRoss Tucker joins SNC to discuss where Andrew Luck ranks amongst the NFL elite.
9mWhat separates an elite cornerback from the next guy goes beyond the physical skills. Those that play the position need one more attribute: confidence.
9mGreg Bedard from MMQB.com joins Felger & Mazz to discuss what will happen with Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice in the coming weeks
9mSince the Patriots offensive line has settled in, edge pressure has become less potent. Now they can expect that defenses to try another entry point to Brady. The A-gaps.
9mStephen Gostkowski admires what Adam Vinatieri's done throughout his long career, but he won't be thinking about that on Sunday.