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Brady suspended four games, Pats fined and docked two draft picks (Mega Merge)

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Brady gets a 4 game suspension. 
 
BRADY SUSPENDED; PATS DOCKED $1M, PICKS
Tom Brady has been suspended four games, and the Patriots will forfeit a first-round pick in 2016 and a fourth-round pick in 2017. New England was also hit with a $1 million fine.

 

http://espn.go.com/boston/nfl/story/_/id/12867594/punishments-handed-tom-brady-new-england-patriots-deflategate

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@RapSheet: NFL: #Patriots QB Tom Brady is suspended without pay for the first four games of 2015 for conduct detrimental to the integrity of the NFL

@RapSheet: #Patriots were fined $1M and will forfeit the first-round selection in 2016 nd the club’s fourth-round selection in the 2017 NFL Draft. Wow.

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You making me dizzy. Stop this thing now....

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Not enough Punishment for Tommy boy, but better then nothing.

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I was hoping it'd be more. Something equivalent to not being able to play in the Super Bowl.  

  

 

This is what I was expecting though.  

Not to mention, because this has been filed, Brady and the Pats will have an asterisk on last season's SB.

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The Brady suspension is fair...and the cash fine is just. ...I think a No,.1 draft chioce is very stiff..actually...

 

The NFL penalzed the player AND the organization. They took this very seriously

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Harsher than I imagined

Yeah me too. They were sending a message. Plus Brady not cooperating (turning over his phone) made it worse. You're going to get it anyway but not cooperating makes it worse because that's part of the NFL rules.

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Harsher than I imagined

 

 

Chances are he appeals and serves 2. But the 1st and 4th are very surprising to me. The 4 game suspension is about what I figured

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Harsher than I imagined

 

 

Me too. Brady will haggle down the game total..  But a No.1 pick is a heavy slice

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BB should be suspended too. no way he didnt know

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Yeah me too. They were sending a message. Plus Brady not cooperating (turning over his phone) made it worse. You're going to get it anyway but not cooperating makes it worse because that's part of the NFL rules.

Agreed

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Remember how the NFL was supposedly soft on NE and Goddell was friends with the owner?

 

Not so...according to this.

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Yeah me too. They were sending a message. Plus Brady not cooperating (turning over his phone) made it worse. You're going to get it anyway but not cooperating makes it worse because that's part of the NFL rules.

 

 

Agree JJ and btw ... you are about the only Pat guy that didn't get into the bad water...

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BB should be suspended too. no way he didnt know

No way he did know...

a pro football coach pays zero attention to the actual footballs

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Yeah me too. They were sending a message. Plus Brady not cooperating (turning over his phone) made it worse. You're going to get it anyway but not cooperating makes it worse because that's part of the NFL rules.

Family is texting me now saying the draft picks are harsh

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No way he did know...

a pro football coach pays zero attention to the actual footballs

 

no way you or CR91 know for sure if Bill knew...ya know

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This is fine if it was only a one game thing - however if it is ever able to be proven this has happened over years then it will need to be readdressed.  At that point a one year suspension would be in order. 

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He returns for the game against the Colts!

I really hope I don't have a broken TV after that game.  

  

If we lose, it's going to happen.

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Fair punishment. I hope it goes to an appeal.

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No way he did know...

a pro football coach pays zero attention to the actual footballs

lack of institutional control

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He returns for the game against the Colts!

 

There's an appeal, and there will be lawyers. Vilma didn't miss any games.

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Harsher than I imagined

 

I had the suspension right, but I never guessed draft picks.  I though $500,000 was max, but ther must be another clause that allow 1 million. Never guessed that!

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NFL's statement mentions the Club's prior record, the unsatisfactory level of cooperation, and "not fully candid" testimony by Brady and the two stooges.

 

 This is a serious penalty...touching all the 'defendants'

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fair punishment need to show that you can't break the rules and get away with it don't understand how people say it's harsh

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This is fine if it was only a one game thing - however if it is ever able to be proven this has happened over years then it's will need to be readdressed.  At that point a one year suspension would be in order. 

Systematic Cheating.  

  

Been doing it for years.  

 

Just glad to see they held the organization responsible too.  

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The Brady suspension is fair...and the cash fine is just. ...I think a No,.1 draft chioce is very stiff..actually...

 

The NFL penalzed the player AND the organization. They took this very seriously

As they should! Good form IMO!

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