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A.J. Feeley: Tom Brady, Patriots broke game-ball rules back in 2004

A.J. Feeley: Tom Brady, Patriots broke game-ball rules back in 2004

Long before Deflategate, Tom Brady was never shy about making it known that he likes his footballs a certain way. That's why he and Peyton Manning lobbied the league to allow visiting teams to bring their own game balls, a rule that became official after the 2006 season. Before that, though, both teams had to play offense with the same balls. Unless one of those teams was Brady's New England Patriots, according to former NFL quarterback A.J. Feeley. Appearing on Philadelphia's 97.5 The Fanatic, Feeley related a story from a game against the Patriots in Foxborough when he was backup quarterback for the Miami Dolphins during the 2004 season. "I was on the sidelines...

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