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Patriots QB Tom Brady Accepts Deflategate 4-Game Penalty

Patriots QB Tom Brady Accepts Deflategate 4-Game Penalty

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Tom Brady said on Friday he will not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block his four-game Deflategate suspension, ending his fight in a scandal that tested the power of the NFL commissioner and tarnished the reputation of one of the sport's greatest players.

"It has been a challenging 18 months and I have made the difficult decision to no longer proceed with the legal process," the New England Patriots quarterback said in a Facebook post. "I'm going to work hard to be the best player I can be for the New England Patriots and I look forward to having the opportunity to return to the field this fall."

The decision by the four-time Super...

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