The NFL has spoken. And now it’s Twitter’s turn.
The league issued a four-game suspension to Tom Brady on Monday afternoon for his “more probable than not” knowledge of a “more probable than not” caper to deflate footballs. The Patriots lost two draft picks, including their first selection next year, and a million dollars.
In 140 characters or less, NFLers past and present offered their immediate reactions:
October 18th will be quite a day here in Indy
— Matt Overton (@MattOverton_LS) May 11, 2015
Did not see that one coming a milli and 4 games
— Jameel McClain (@JameelMcClain) May 11, 2015
I honestly feel bad for Tom Brady!! I know first hand the type of competitor he is & how much work he puts in… Came down too hard on him! — DonteHitner (@DonteWhitner) May 11, 2015
THIS IS ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS!!! SMH #PATSNATION STAND UP!!!!!
— LeGarrette Blount (@LG_Blount) May 11, 2015
Brady should be banned from baseball for life IMO. — Tom Crabtree (@itsCrab) May 11, 2015
All joking aside, Tom Brady should be thrown in jail for at least 15 years.
— Tom Crabtree (@itsCrab) May 11, 2015