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Vegas bumps line in wake of Brady ruling

There have been and are going to be responses from all around the football world to Judge Richard Berman’s decision to wipe out Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension. Some of those responses will be official, like the NFL’s notice of their plan to appeal the decision, and some will be less formal, like the…

Greg Hardy considering an appeal of his four-game suspension

Not only did the NFL lose in court again today, they might have more court dates in their future. According to Todd Archer of, Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy is conferring with NFLPA officials to determine whether he’ll appeal for a reduction of his already reduced four-game suspension. With the Tom Brady ruling a significant…

Goodell: We disagree with the decision and will appeal

The NFL is not done fighting on Deflategate. Hours after Judge Richard Berman vacated Tom Brady’s four-game suspension, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement saying the league disagrees with Berman’s ruling and will appeal. “We are grateful to Judge Berman for hearing this matter, but respectfully disagree with today’s decision,” the statement said. “We…

Even in a Post-Mayweather World, the Welterweight Division Will Stay Hot

On September 12, Floyd Mayweather will fight Andre Berto in what he claims will be the last fight of his career. Like most, I’m far from convinced that he will truly hang up the gloves for good after Berto. Retirement rarely happens just once for an elite prizefighter. From Joe Louis to Sugar Ray Robinson […]

Greg Hardy: Latest News, Rumors, More Regarding Potential Suspension Appeal

Now that Commissioner Roger Goodell's power as the NFL's judge and jury has been called into question on the federal level, it appears Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy may take his battle to court. Continue for updates. Brady Ruling Leaves Hardy Considering Appeal Thursday, Sept. Show More Summary

Jen Welter's Assistant Coaching Internship Ends, No Longer with Cardinals

After spending training camp and three preseason games as an assistant coaching intern with the Arizona Cardinals, Jen Welter's stint as a member of the organization has come to an end. According to Daniel Roberts of, the...Show More Summary

NFL Power Rankings 2015: Full League Outlook Heading into Final Preseason Games

For hundreds of NFL hopefuls, Week 4 of the preseason is the most important of their lives. Decisions about their professional future will be made hours after the final whistle sounds, with more than 700 guys getting the dreaded phone call. For fans, though, the games are almost completely meaningless. Show More Summary

Tony Romo Talks Career After Surgery, Being an Undrafted Free Agent

The Dallas Cowboys signed Tony Romo as an undrafted free agent following the 2003 NFL draft, with Romo rising to the top spot on the depth chart midway through the 2006 season. How has Romo's playing style changed following back surgery?...Show More Summary

Berman: Goodell “may be said to have dispensed his own brand of industrial justice”

Judge Richard Berman did not directly address whether or not NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was sufficiently impartial in his decision to uphold Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension on appeal, but he did take issue with the way Goodell wielded his power in the Thursday ruling nullifying the suspension. While discussing reasons why a judge…

Matt Miller's 2016 NFL Draft Countdown: No. 2 Notre Dame's Ronnie Stanley

As the NFL season nears, Bleacher Report will be counting down the top 10 prospects for the 2016 NFL draft. No. 2 on the list is Notre Dame offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley. What stands out about the senior lineman? Does he have a shot to be the No. Show More Summary

Why did Judge Berman rule in Tom Brady's favor?

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman ruled that Tom Brady's four-game suspension should be overruled. The biggest reason? Legally speaking, Berman felt that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell extended his power and reach too far in theShow More Summary

NFL players react on Twitter to the Tom Brady deflate-gate ruling

As soon as news broke that a judge had overturned Tom Brady's four-game deflate-gate suspension, current and former NFL players, from both the New England Patriots and from around the league, took to Twitter to post their reactions.Show More Summary

Tom Brady Deflategate Suspension Overturned: Twitter Reacts to Court Ruling

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his alleged involvement in the Deflategate scandal was nullified Thursday, which means the four-time Super Bowl champion will be eligible to play when the Pats open the season against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sept. Show More Summary

Tom Brady, Rob Gronkowski Fantasy Advice After Deflategate Suspension Ruling

Tom Brady is now eligible to play in all 16 of the New England Patriots' regular-season games this season after a judge wiped out the NFL's four-game Deflategate suspension. The ruling provides a major boost to the fantasy football stocks of the entire offense. Show More Summary

Simms: Brady Cheated, but NFL Must Blame Itself for Botching Deflategate Case

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has beaten the NFL and had his four-game suspension rescinded, per the Associated Press. Did the judge get it right? What does this mean for the Patriots? Watch as Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms discusses the Deflategate ruling in the video above. Read more NFL news on

Judge didn’t buy NFL’s claims that Ted Wells was “independent”

When the NFL first announced that Deflategate would be investigated, it hired Ted Wells to lead what the league termed an “independent” investigation. More than seven months later, Judge Richard Berman has made clear that he doubts Wells’s independence. In his opinion vacating Tom Brady’s suspension, Berman put the word “independent” in quotation marks when…

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