Tom Brady

Courtroom sketch artist Jane Rosenberg with her drawing of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, outside a courthouse on August 31, 2015.

Mocked artist gets nod of approval from Pats QB Tom Brady

A courtroom artist who some Internet critics say made New England quarterback Tom Brady look like an aging cartoon villain has gotten a wave and a “thank you” from the superstar. Jane Rosenberg returned to […]


New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

No settlement: Goodell, Brady await ‘Deflategate’ ruling

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announced he would decide the dispute over deflated footballs […]


Philadelphia Eagles' Sam Bradford looks to pass during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015, in Philadelphia.

Identifying zone-read plays makes it tough to protect QBs

If Chip Kelly, Pete Carroll and other NFL coaches want to run zone-read plays, their quarterbacks are fair game — even when they don’t have the ball. The league’s competition committee has made it clear […]


San Diego Chargers tight end Antonio Gates, right, talks with teammate quarterback Philip Rivers as the Chargers play the Dallas Cowboys during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015 in San Diego.

Some top QB-tight end combinations in NFL history

Tony Romo and Jason Witten of the Cowboys have more completions than any quarterback-tight end combination in the NFL since 1991, as far back as STATS can go. Here’s a look at some of the […]


New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

‘Deflategate’ judge says Brady suspension in jeopardy

Tom Brady might have reason to practice more intensely after a judge made clear Wednesday that the New England quarterback’s four-game suspension for underinflated footballs is in jeopardy. U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman warned […]


New England Patriots quarterbacks Tom Brady (12), Ryan Lindley (7) and Jimmy Garoppolo (10) warm up for an NFL preseason football game against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass.

Patriots’ Tom Brady doesn’t practice day before hearing

Tom Brady wasn’t on the practice field with the New England Patriots on Tuesday, a day before the court hearing for the NFL and the players’ union. Both sides are due in federal court for […]


New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady

Judge puts NFL on hot seat as he belittles ‘Deflategate’

A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive Wednesday over its four-game suspension of Tom Brady, demanding to know what evidence directly links the New England quarterback to deflated footballs and belittling the drama […]


Roger Goodell

‘Deflategate’ brings Tom Brady and Roger Goodell to court

New England quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell are set to explain to a judge why a controversy over underinflated footballs at last season’s AFC conference championship game is spilling into a new […]


Tom Brady

Brady fights on, files lawsuit to stop suspension

Tom Brady took the fight over his “Deflategate” suspension to social media and federal court Wednesday, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft backed the three-time Super Bowl MVP, saying “I was wrong to put […]


Robert Kraft and Bill Belichick

Brady vows to fight on; Kraft says he regrets not doing so

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady vowed on Wednesday to fight his four-game “Deflategate” suspension, and team owner Robert Kraft opened training camp by saying he continues to “believe and unequivocally support” the three-time Super […]