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Tom Brady Appeal: Physics Profs Say No Scientific Proof Footballs Were Deflated

NEW YORK — Nearly two dozen engineering and physics professors weighed in Tuesday with a federal appeals court being asked to review Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for Deflategate.

Papers filed with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said these experts believe the 2nd Circuit's ruling upholding the suspension lacks any scientific proof and the appeals judges should reconsider an April decision that reinstated Brady's suspension.

"In the name of science, we support the petition for rehearing," the papers said.

The documents said it was no surprise to any scientist when the NFL discovered that the Patriots' footballs lost...