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Patriots being investigated for Deflating footballs.....(Mega Merge)

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If this is true, I have absolutely 0 respect for that organization. Purely disgusting. Once a cheater always a cheater.

 

Breaking: A league source tells me the NFL is investigating the possibility the Patriots deflated footballs Sunday night. More to come.

— Bob Kravitz (@bkravitz)

January 19, 2015

 

I'm told at one point the officials took a ball out of play and weighed it. Should hear more tomorrow on this subject.

— Bob Kravitz (@bkravitz)

January 19, 2015

 

Told if a league investigation confirms deflated footballs it will result in lost draft picks. Stay tuned.

— Bob Kravitz (@bkravitz)

January 19, 2015

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Bob Kravitz @bkravitz 14m14 minutes ago

Breaking: A league source tells me the NFL is investigating the possibility the Patriots deflated footballs Sunday night. More to come.

 
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If they find out they deflated the Colts defesive line then we might be on to something.

On a serious note this didn't impact the game the better team won and hats off to New England but there is so many stories like this where of the Pats aren't flat out cheating they walk right up to the line of it that it just gets old. The sad thing is they don't need to do it. They are a darn good football team without all the shady stuff. They make a great heel wrestling villain because they cheat not because they have to but because they can.

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Weird but regardless if the balls were messed w or not it has nothing to do w our ability to stop the run.

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Bob Kravitz @bkravitz 14m14 minutes ago

I'm told at one point the officials took a ball out of play and weighed it. Should hear more tomorrow on this subject.

 

Bob Kravitz @bkravitz 11m11 minutes ago

Told if a league investigation confirms deflated footballs it will result in lost draft picks. Stay tuned.

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Posted · Hidden by Nadine, January 19, 2015 - offensive and skirting the filter
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Disgusting. If this is true, I hope they get demolished next week and I hope Brady gets injured. Yeah i said it. Torn ACL.  Karma's a b*tch.

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Disgusting. If this is true, I hope they get demolished next week and I hope Brady gets injured. Yeah i said it. Torn ACL.  Karma's a b*tch.

 

Yeah because Brady was on the sidelines deflating the balls...again, wishing injury on someone, you 12 or something? 

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Yeah because Brady was on the sidelines deflating the balls...again, wishing injury on someone, you 12 or something? 

 

Nah, just upset that Pats always gotta cheat in some way. Not saying its the reason Colts lost, but it is really disgusting. No other NFL team does this. 

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I remember them throwing a ball to the sideline once. Thought that was odd

"Hey, deflate this bad boy before the bearded guy in the #12 jersey takes the field"

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It doesn't change the running game and those scores, which were enough to beat the Colts easy, but it does call into question the passing game considering the rain slicked balls would be easier to grab if they had more give.

 

Make no mistake, it likely wouldn't have saved Indy's hide, as nothing really could. It's just a huge disgrace if they are doing these things.

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Weird but regardless if the balls were messed w or not it has nothing to do w our ability to stop the run.

Um yea it does. If luck throws the ball, it doesnt have as much power. Carrying a deflated ball is less prone to fumble then when its fully inflated..

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Some type of suspension of coaching staff would also seem appropriate if this is true.

Loss of draft picks would probably be the punishment. But then again, you never know with Mr. Goodell

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You'd have to suspend Belichick at this point. I just think you'd have to. You can't suspend Payton for bounties and then let a guy cheat twice and not take it to him. I get that one literally endangered people, but Belichick would be a repeat offender.

 

But I digress. We don't even know that the league will arrive at the conclusion this happened.

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You know if this is true the Pats would be a miltipal time offender under the rule of Goodell. You want to punish the Pats suspend BB for a while, it won't happen but I'd rather see that than a loss of a draft pick.

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Loss of draft picks would probably be the punishment. But then again, you never know with Mr. Goodell

Should not be allowed to play SB....  next team up :)

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Should not be allowed to play SB.... next team up :)

Yeah right, Kraft & Goodell probably having a drink right now planning for the SB

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Not that it would have changed anything about the game likely, but it shows you again how petty the Patriots are to do anything they can to gain an advantage.

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Weird but regardless if the balls were messed w or not it has nothing to do w our ability to stop the run.

 

 

Thanks for that peril of wisdom. I would have never figured that out.

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If this is true, then they should tell them that they can't play in the super bowl !!!  hahaha.  Or play the game over, except this time in Indy !!!  But they definitely need to be fined and/or suspended and draft picks taken away if it is true.

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Perhaps he did?

or was the deflated balls just for the Patriots?  For them to grip the ball better? 

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or was the deflated balls just for the Patriots?  For them to grip the ball better? 

 

 

Probably. Easier to throw and less likely to fumble ?

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Um yea it does. If luck throws the ball, it doesnt have as much power. Carrying a deflated ball is less prone to fumble then when its fully inflated..

So the power Luck puts on the ball has anything to do w our ability to stop the run? Foolish post.

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What the holy hell?

 

I have NEVER heard anything like this in my life. LOL 

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So the power Luck puts on the ball has anything to do w our ability to stop the run? Foolish post.

 

 

And just who might "our" be ?

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