The Chirp: Tom Brady Suspended

May 12 2015

The NFL has announced that Tom Brady will be suspended for the first four games of the 2015 regular season for his role in #DeflateGate. As news of the suspension spread throughout the sports world, many athletes took to Twitter to react:

Former NFL defensive end Hugh Douglas on semantics:

Former NFL offensive lineman
Mark Schlereth on universal lessons:

Former NFL offensive lineman Damien Woody on The Other Guys:

Former NFL tight end
Tom Crabtree on scandal overload:

…and outrage overload:

Dodgers pitcher
Brett Anderson on perspective:

Former NBA guard Jay Williams on legacy:

Bills safety
Aaron Williams on wanting Brady on the field—to beat him:

Former NFL tight end Jake Ballard on how the Patriots may have won with any balls:

NFL punter
Marquette King on slippery slopes:

Dodgers pitcher Brandon McCarthy on broken systems:

Former NFL punter
Chris Kluwe on inconsistency:

Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice on feeling for Patriots Nation:

Patriots wide receiver
Brandon LaFell on having his teammate’s back:

Former NFL defensive end Hugh Douglas on rhetorical questions:

Giants punter
Steve Weatherford on silver linings:

Former NFL tight end Tom Crabtree on what’s really important:

Damien Woody
 and Patriots defensive end Chandler Jones on how some reactions need no words: