Bill Belichick will be holding the first news conference from a high-ranking Patriots official since Roger Goodell upheld Tom Brady's suspension.
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady released a statement Wednesday morning on his Facebook page.
Tom Brady said he did no wrong in replacing his cell phone after Deflategate and called the controversy "manufactured."
Tom Brady: 'I did nothing wrong'
Wrote the Patriots QB on his Facebook page: "The fact is that neither I, nor any equipment person, did anything of which we have been accused. [Commissioner Roger Goodell] dismissed my hours of testimony and it is disappointing that he found it unreliable." Full statement
The starting three linebackers are established, but the depth chart behind them is up in the air.
Games Tom Brady will miss
- Week 1: Sept. 10 vs. Pittsburgh
- Week 2: Sept. 20 at Buffalo
- Week 3: Sept. 27 vs. Jacksonville
- Week 5: Oct. 11 at Dallas
Tom Brady's agent, Don Yee, criticized Roger Goodell, the NFL's appeal process and the Wells report in a statement.
The NFL Players Association issued a statement on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell upholding Patriots QB Tom Brady's four-game suspension.
Tom Brady has nothing to gain by taking his NFL suspension to court, and it's time for him to leave it behind before doing more damage.
The Patriots issued a statement following today's ruling by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension.
Munson: Tom Brady has no shot in court
Although the Patriots QB enjoys top-of-the-line legal representation and his lawyers will file a brilliantly written lawsuit, Tom Brady’s effort to stop the suspension is doomed, says ESPN legal analyst Lester Munson. Two reasons why
Dan, Stu and Greg Cote on the NFL denying Tom Brady's appeal and upholding his suspension. Plus they are joined by Bob Ryan and Peter King.
A scouting report of Patriots backup quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, based on his limited action in Week 17 of last season.
Tom Brady is in good company in being suspended by his league. Check out other prominent sports figures who received significant sanctions.
Patriots' statement on Brady appeal
"We are extremely disappointed in today's ruling by Commissioner Goodell. We cannot comprehend the league's position in this matter. ... We continue to unequivocally believe in and support Tom Brady. We also believe that the laws of science continue to underscore the folly of this entire ordeal. Given all of this, it is incomprehensible as to why the league is attempting to destroy the reputation of one of its greatest players and representatives."
Dan Le Batard, Papi and Bomani Jones discuss Tom Brady's four-game suspension being upheld, Troy Tulowitzki's trade, the Cardinals hiring a female coaching intern and more.
Evidence introduced during Tom Brady's appeal revealed that he willfully obstructed the league's investigation by destroying his cell phone.
Tom Brady's first game back from suspension is still slated to be against the team that notified the NFL about the deflated footballs.
Now that Roger Goodell has ruled on Tom Brady's appeal, how might the Patriots' plans for a season-opening celebration be altered?
Brady's agent: Appeal process 'a sham'
In a statement, Don Yee said, in part: Roger Goodell's decision "has no precedent in all of NFL history. His decision alters the competitive balance of the upcoming season. The decision is wrong and has no basis, and it diminishes the integrity of the game."
NFL gets to court first
The NFL has already filed a suit in New York City to uphold Tom Brady's 4-game suspension, according to Bloomberg News. An NFLPA source told ESPN's Adam Schefter the filing is "no big deal."
The NFL upholds Tom Brady's suspension in the latest development of the Deflategate saga.
Missing Week 1 after Super Bowl win
Tom Brady will become the 5th starting QB to miss Week 1 of a season after winning the Super Bowl the previous year. And he will be the first to miss it due to a suspension.
|4(12)||Tre Jackson||OG||Florida State|
|4(32)||Shaq Mason||C||Georgia Tech|
|6(2)||Matt Wells||OLB||Mississippi State|
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