Deflategate has been quite a distraction from the real issue with the NFL. But the real story will catch up to Roger Goodell by Christmas.
Some short takes off the long weekend, including the one thing we've been waiting for: Tom Brady to come out and say something. Anything.
Tom E Curran explains why the delay reported by the AP is only the beginning. Tom Brady's appeal process could last until the fall.
3yThe ending may have been a bit ugly, but the Patriots still had plenty of "best" moments to take away from their win over the Colts.
3yThe Patriots jump out to a 31-3 lead, then stumble to the finish line in a 31-24 victory over the Colts.MORE: Paoletti: Best and Worst Gronk's three TDs Curran: Preview review
3yColts get a rushing touchdown from Donald Brown to cut the Patriots' third-quarter lead to 31-10. Curran: First-half impressions ON TWITTER: Tom E. Curran Mike Giardi Mary Paoletti
3yPatriots release of second-year wide receiver is latest example of team's blind spot at that position
3yTom E. Curran previews Sunday's matchup with the 0-11 Colts MOREMcCourty: Shoulder is feeling better
3yNate Solder has been hit with a 7,500 fine for a clipping penalty called during the Patriots-Eagles game.
3yWhy? The Patriots linebacker says the team is trying for a Super Bowl. No, wait! Cut that! One game at a time....