7 months ago
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.
During #Eagles #steelers pre season game their was at least one Pittsburgh football found that was VERY deflated . The #NFL has the Football and is investigating. I saw the FB after incompletion and it was like a marshmallow. @SportsRadioWIP
— Howard Eskin (@howardeskin) August 10, 2018
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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