When the New England Patriots take the field for Super Bowl LI, they will have the support of one of the NFL’s best players.
Cleveland Browns All-Pro left tackle Joe Thomas voiced his desire to see New England beat the Atlanta Falcons on Feb. 5 in Houston, as he would love to see league commissioner Roger Goodell and Pats quarterback Tom Brady meet on the podium.
This is not the first time that Thomas has sided with New England. In August 2015, the seven-time All-Pro selection vocalized his frustrations with Goodell’s handling of Deflategate, calling the investigation a “ridiculous witch hunt.” He also went as far as saying the NFL Players Association giving Goodell the power that he has was “probably an oversight.”
Considering Brady and Goodell’s deeply-rooted history as a result of the Deflategate saga, a Patriots victory in Super Bowl LI could call for a pretty awkward moment for the commissioner.
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