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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Articles tagged: New England Patriots

Report: NFL tried to catch Patriots in the act with Deflategate

Believe it or not, the outrage surrounding Deflategate will eventually fizzle out. And when it does, no one will be surprised if the NFL comes out looking very bad. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the NFL was warned before the AFC Championship Game about the New England Patriots potentially deflating footballs. So what did the…Read More

What if the Patriots inflated their footballs in a sauna?

While one report indicated that the NFL has concluded that the footballs the New England Patriots used in the AFC Championship Game were deflated by humans rather than weather conditions, the league stopped short of saying that in its official statement on Friday. Why? The evidence likely is not there yet, and it may never…Read More

Patriots would have had 10 minutes to deflate footballs before kickoff?

As we learn more about Deflategate, it has become clear that the New England Patriots would have to have an extremely polished system in place to intentionally deflate footballs after an NFL official has approved them for play. Ben Volin of the Boston Globe has spoken to a source with direct knowledge of the Deflategate…Read More

NFL tells us what we already know with Deflategate statement

The NFL on Friday released its first official statement regarding Deflategate, and it provided few additional details other than what we have already learned. The investigation remains ongoing, though the league has determined that the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs during the first half of the AFC Championship Game. The balls that were used…Read More

Patriots used Colts’ footballs in first half

The New England Patriots apparently used properly inflated footballs for more than just the second half of the AFC Championship Game. Indianapolis Colts linebacker D’Qwell Jackson, who is said to have made the interception that sparked suspicions that the Patriots were using under-inflated balls, told NFL Media’s Jeff Darlington on Thursday that he noticed New…Read More

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