Bryan Altman, CBS Local Sports
Yesterday Roger Goodell and the NFL confirmed that they would be upholding the four-game suspension issued to New England Patriots’ quarterback and four-time Super Bowl Champion Tom Brady for his role in the ‘DeflateGate’ controversy that has dominated headlines this offseason. Brady, who has professed his innocence throughout, has responded by giving the NFL Players Association (NFLPA) the green light to go ahead and appeal the commissioner’s ruling through the U.S. judicial system.
Since the ruling came down yesterday, opinions among fans, NFL analysts and sports writers across the nation have run the gamut from outrage, to indifference, to jubilance. Bill Rhoden, sports columnist at The New York Times, appeared this morning on “CBS This Morning” and discussed the ‘DeflateGate’ scandal and it’s effect on the NFL, the New England Patriots, and Tom Brady’s…
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