Top 10 NFL excuses worse than the Patriots ‘Deflator’ explanation

they spent more time working on deflated balls than they did on players suffering brain injuries and spousal abuse.

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In a website that rivals moon-landing deniers and 9/11 truthers for self-delusion and pomposity, the New England Patriots unveiled the website wellsreportcontext.com on Thursday to deny all the fairly-reasonable claims made in the report of the same name that was released last week and led to a four-game suspension for Tom Brady. Among the greatest whoppers in the “context” was the revelation that the assistant manager who boasted that his name was “the deflator” only coined that term because of his desired weight loss. Yeah, and my name is Jenny Craig. So, here at FTW, and in honor of David Letterman’s impending retirement, here are our “Top 10 NFL excuses worse than the Patriots ‘deflator’ explanation.”

10. Peyton Manning loses in the playoffs because he’s looking ahead to the Pro Bowl.

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9. The Jags have struggled for years due to immense pressure from their…

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