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Kavitha A. Davidson

Goodell Goes AWOL on Deflategate

With all the questions that have yet to be answered in Deflategate, one in particular stands out: Where, oh where, is Roger Goodell?
Looks fine to him.

Looks fine to him.

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With all the questions that have yet to be answered in Deflategate, one in particular stands out: Where, oh where, is Roger Goodell?

The National Football League commissioner has been conspicuously silent during this week of somewhat manufactured outrage over the New England Patriots using deflated footballs during their AFC Championship win over the Indianapolis Colts. While Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was predictably uninformative during his press conference yesterday afternoon, the most startling revelation was that he has yet to be contacted by the league in its investigation into the matter. The league didn't clarify matters one bit by sending out a press release today noting that once it is "in a position to reach conclusions, we will share them."