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The Chirp: Tom Brady Suspended

May 12 2015
The Players' Tribune
The Voice of the Game
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:

The Players' Tribune
The Voice of the Game