Tom Brady has won his appeal against the NFL, with U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman criticizing commissioner Roger Goodell for dispensing "his own brand of industrial justice."
Commissioner Roger Goodell will skip the NFL season opener between the Steelers and Patriots next Thursday in Foxborough, a league spokesman told Fox Sports.
The decision to vacate Tom Brady's suspension could impact how many games Greg Hardy plays for the Cowboys in 2015, as he will confer with the NLFPA whether to challenge his own ban in court.
Broncos Pro Bowl safety T.J. Ward will be suspended for the Sept. 13 regular-season opener against the Ravens for a violation of the league's personal conduct policy, the team confirmed.
Some of the former New Orleans Saints affected by the harsh sanctions of Bountygate three years ago were glad to see NFL commissioner Roger Goodell take another hit on Thursday.
Las Vegas sportsbooks reacted to news of Tom Brady's appeal win by reinstalling the Patriots as the co-favorites in the AFC and bumping up the point spread in next week's season opener.