Torrey Smith, Pat McAfee Among NFL Players To Weigh In On DeflateGate

by NESN Staff

May 7, 2015

As expected, a lot of NFL players have an opinion on the Wells Report into DeflateGate, which finally was released Wednesday.

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski made his opinions loud and clear Wednesday, while a few other Patriots players added some slightly cryptic messages on Twitter.

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But as you might expect, players on from a couple Patriots rivals had slightly different viewpoints. Here’s former Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith.

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And Indianapolis Colts punter Pat McAfee.

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Longtime Pittsburgh Steeler Ryan Clark agreed.

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The issue of punishment still is up for debate, and former Denver Bronco Shannon Sharpe weighed in with a scorching hot take.

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A few writers got in on the act as well.

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A Colts defensive back threw some shade, but also respects the Pats’ accomplishment.

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A former Buffalo Bill kind of, sort of thinks Brady is probably like a drug user.

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Lots of people supported the Pats, or at least enjoyed laughing about situation.

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We even got a haiku.

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And we’re done. #GOAT

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Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@Colts366

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