On a micro level, the Tom Brady appeal is about one thing — exoneration for the Patriots’ star quarterback. That is Brady’s only goal.
But for the two other parties involved, the NFL and the NFL Players Association, Brady’s appeal of his four-game Deflategate suspension represents so much more.
“The PA’s interest is in part Tom Brady, but it’s really bigger than Tom Brady,” said Michael McCann, sports law expert at the University of New Hampshire. “This is a valuable opportunity to create new precedent that would limit the powers of the commissioner. By fighting for Tom Brady, they’re fighting more for all players… Read Full Article via bostonglobe.com -> HERE!