Tom Brady Ruling Hopefully Brings End To Absurd Deflategate Saga (Photos)


Patriots quarterback Tom BradyPinch yourselves, New England Patriots fans. Deflategate finally is over (for now, anyways).

U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman capped the ordeal Thursday when he ruled to nullify Tom Brady’s four-game suspension for being “generally aware” of alleged ball deflation in last season’s AFC Championship Game.

That contest occurred all the way back in January, and over the past seven months, we’ve just about seen it all. From Bill Belichick dropping a “My Cousin Vinny” reference at a press conference to America learning about Brady’s pool cover preferences, the storylines surrounding Deflategate have ranged from the humorous to the damning to the downright ridiculous.

We hope we can put this whole thing to rest and start talking about football, but with Brady’s ruling fresh on our minds, let’s take one more look back at the fantastic mess that has been Deflategate.

Click to check out the most absurd moments of Deflategate >>

Thumbnail photo via Chuck Cook/USA TODAY Sports Images

Thumbnail photo via New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) before their game against the New Orleans Saints at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

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