Robert Kraft Comments on NFL’s Handling of Tom Brady’s Deflategate Suspension

May 24, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has the full support of his team owner as he looks to any possible legal remedies for the reinstatement of his four-game Deflategate suspension.  
"The whole thing has been mishandled in my opinion," Patriots owner Robert Kraft told NFL.com's Judy Battista (via NFL Media's Ian Rapoport). "We hope he prevails."
On Monday, the NFL Players Association announced it filed an appeal on Brady's behalf with the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, asking the court review his case:
This Union has always stood for protecting the rights of our members. Our filing of this appeal today on behalf of [Brady] and all NFL players is no different. He was not afforded fundamental fairness and due process as guaranteed by the collective bargaining agreement and case law. We also know that the NFL propped up a now completely de-bunked "independent" report with a made-up standard as the basis for his suspension. For 60 years we have affirmed the rig...

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