The NFL lawyer who investigated the deflation of footballs by the Patriots last season says he has direct evidence quarterback Tom Brady knew about the incident.
Following the investigation the NFL hit Brady with a four game suspension, which has some fan scratching their heads.
Bradford Griffin from Woonsocket said it seems unfair to give Brady a four-game suspension when another player was suspended for just two games in a case involving domestic violence.
“I think they’re trying to set a precedent and I think it’s a little on the harsh side,” said Griffin. “I’m trying to be as unbiased as possible but I am a patriot’s Fan.”
But Griffin said it does concern him that Brady may have participated in a plan to break the rules
“The worst thing he did about it is if he really did know about and then he lied about it, that’s the worst part about it but I hope he didn’t.”
In addition to the four-game suspension for Brady, the whole team has been slapped with a one-million dollar fine. Brady is appealing the suspension. The Patriots won their fourth Super Bowl title last season.
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