Did Tom Brady Destroy His Cell Phone After Deflategate? - NECN

Did Tom Brady Destroy His Cell Phone After Deflategate?

That's what ESPN's Stephen A. Smith says

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    Did Tom Brady Destroy His Cell Phone After Deflategate?
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    New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady gestures during an event at Salem State University in Salem, Mass., Thursday, May 7, 2015. An NFL investigation has found that New England Patriots employees likely deflated footballs and that quarterback Tom Brady was "at least generally aware" of the rules violations. The 243-page report released Wednesday, May 6, 2015, said league investigators found no evidence that coach Bill Belichick and team management knew of the practice. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool)

    Did Tom Brady destroy his cell phone after Deflategate?

    That's what ESPN's Stephen A. Smith says.

    According to Pro Football Talk, Smith said Tuesday that a source told him Brady destroyed his cell phone to hide text messages to New England Patriots employees.

    Smith made the comments on ESPN First Take. He later clarified that he was just "hearing" that Brady destroyed the phone, and wasn't 100 percent sure that it happened.

    "I don't know," he said.

    He also said that a source told him the NFL is likely to uphold Brady's 4-game suspension for his involvement in Deflategate.

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