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A 'Deflategate' Appeal Could Flip The Script On NFL And Tom Brady03:50
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Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots warms up before the 2014 AFC Divisional Playoffs game against the Baltimore Ravens at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2015 in Foxboro, Mass. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots warms up before the 2014 AFC Divisional Playoffs game against the Baltimore Ravens at Gillette Stadium on January 10, 2015 in Foxboro, Mass. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
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"Deflategate" is not going away. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has hired attorney Jeffrey Kessler, long a thorn in the NFL's side, to handle his case.

The league suspended Brady for four games after an investigation conducted by attorney Ted Wells concluded that more probably than not, the Patriots used under-inflated footballs in their AFC championship game win over the Indianapolis Colts.

The Patriots then went on to capture their fourth Super Bowl title with Brady at the helm. The team continues to deny it tampered with the footballs.

Some sportswriters are saying Brady's suspension will likely be reduced, or even vacated entirely. Here & Now sports analyst Mike Pesca joins Meghna Chakrabarti to discuss.

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This segment aired on May 14, 2015.

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