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Deflategate Part 2: NFL Investigating Steelers’ Use of Deflated Balls in Preseason

Here we go again …

Somewhere, Ted Wells is smiling.

The attorney who led the NFL’s 14-week investigation into the Patriots deflating footballs and concluded it was “more probable than not” the team violated league rules may have more work to do.

On Thursday night during the third quarter of their preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles, the Pittsburgh Steelers were reportedly using footballs that were so badly deflated they looked like marshmallows.

Spectators, including NFL officials, noticed the ball and the league confiscated it so an investigation could be started.

This actually isn’t the first time the Steelers have been accused of doctoring their balls. In 2016, the Giants alerted the league about under-inflated Pittsburgh balls, but nothing was done.

Mason Rudolph, who was playing quarterback for the Steelers when the “marshmallow” balls were being used, may want to get hold of Tom Brady for some advice on handling Wells.

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