Evidence Points to Tom Brady Orchestrating Deflation Of Game Balls!
The New England Patriots "Deflategate," where claims say the team deflated balls to win games, is FAR from over. In fact, new evidence from investigators are coming forward pointing the finger to Tom Brady as the orchestrator... allegedly BRIBING ball attendants to deflate balls for him!?
Find out what the town is talking about below...
(CNN)The evidence listed in Wednesday's "Deflategate" report is eye-catching:
-- Text messages between a part-time New England Patriots employee and an equipment assistant with talk of cash, free shoes and autographs.
-- The part-time employee -- a locker room attendant responsible for 12 footballs before the AFC title game -- spending 100 seconds in a bathroom after game officials had approved the balls for play.
-- Measurements taken at halftime after a team that is losing tips off the league about footballs that appear to be too soft.
-- The Patriots' star quarterback and the equipment assistant suddenly exchanging phone calls in the days just after news of underinflated footballs blew up. Those are the key points in the 139-page NFL-commissioned reportgiven to the league's brass.
The Patriots beat the Colts 45-7 in the January 18 AFC title game and went on to win the Super Bowl. Controversy swirled after the Colts raised concerns that the footballs used solely by the Patriots' offense in the first half were underinflated. Report points finger at QB Tom Brady.
The report, prepared by attorney Ted Wells, found that "it is more probable than not" that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was "at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities" of locker room attendant Jim McNally and equipment assistant John Jastremski, who has been with the team since 2001.
The report also found that "it is more probable than not" that McNally and Jastremski "participated in a deliberate effort to release air from Patriots game balls after the balls were examined by the referee" in violation of NFL rules in the AFC Championship.
"Based on the evidence, it also is our view that it is more probable than not that Tom Brady ... was at least generally aware of the inappropriate activities ... involving the release of air from Patriots game balls," Wells wrote.
The repeated use of the phrase "more probable than not" sparked immediate social media sarcasm, with one NFL fan writing on Twitter: "I have concluded that it is more probable than not that I will continue to not give a crap about Deflategate."
There has also been talk that other team's balls have been deflated as well. So does that mean the Patriots really cheated?? What do you think?