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Brady on how he grips football: 'Like a golf club'

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You may have heard about this little seven-month melodrama that has engulfed the NFL. It’s about deflated footballs.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been at the center of the controversy, and in particular his preference for gripping a football while slinging it all over the field. 

The full transcript from Brady’s appeal hearing over Deflategate was released Tuesday night, following the NFLPA’s filing in court, and hey, looky here: Golf was mentioned!

The following exchange was between Brady and Lorin Reisner, one of the lead investigators in the case: 

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So you’re telling us that if the NFL had just read Ben Hogan’s “5 Lessons: The Modern Fundamentals of Golf” this whole thing could have been avoided?!