“No athlete is above the game. No athlete is beyond the rules.” – Bill Bock
The NFL suspended Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady without pay for the first four games of the 2015 season, fined the New England Patriots $1 million and took away two draft picks as punishment for deflating footballs used in the 2014 AFC title game. The NFL also indefinitely suspended the two equipment staffers believed to have carried out the plan.
KGR Partner and Sports Law expert, Bill Bock, talked with RTV 6 about the NFL’s punishment and the impact on the integrity of the game. The full interview can be found here: