George Atallah, Assistant Executive Director of External Affairs at the NFLPA, joined the show to discuss Jeffrey Kessler's approach, the progress that the union has made, Goodell's power, and the possibility that Tom Brady and the NFL will discuss a settlement.

[0:00:04] ... players association. And George we just put it cut would you want Dan Patrick show where you kind of ran down out there using Tom Brady. They're making stuff up. They're throwing some evidence that really is circumstantial. To this entire case. And I think all of us ...
[0:03:29] ... went window in the courtroom with Richard Berman everybody felt pretty good patriots fans. The last one in March. Not so good we felt like almost like Brady sect took a hit. Was there that feeling ...
[0:04:49] ... different yet with the appellate court but. I everybody is talking about Tom Brady in this being a case with Tom Brady and nationally and ESPN's Tom Brady to meet this is really about article 46. And the fact that they were 212. Yet the courts have now ruled that he the commissioner has unilateral power she can pretty much decide. When somebody does something wrong. What the penalty is without having a menu up front for the players so forget about Tom Brady what the players. In the NFL PA what do they. I think about this does this the mini. Is more start went ...
[0:05:58] ... inception of the league. And those powers with the same power the Paul Tagliabue had to don't remember any issues we had with Paul. Over player discipline and all the sudden this commissioner comes in and ...






ESPN Insider Adam Schefter joined the show to discuss the latest with Tom Brady's re-instated 4-game suspension.

[0:10:56] ... guarantee. An aborted second better than not out there right now. Yeah Charlie Whitehurst or Tarvaris Jackson or their mid thirties those guys would that. Militant. Outfit that also I don't think the patriots. Are concerned one bit about her right now like I think we've already spent more time talking about it. They apps just get back the case real quick if you anybody in talking Wetherbee lawyer experts are GMs or anybody or anybody in the league office. Say at this Adrian Peterson case could have something to do whether Tom Brady can get the speck in the quarter not. Well I I don't I don't lose it I'd not heard any connection what the connection. Lloyds that did the correlate that with eighth Court of Appeals beat the whatever it is and it's still hearing his case in Minnesota that they ruled against the NFL leader opens a door for. The Supreme Court disable one court said paper Goodell get the full courts have favour of Tom Brady maybe we need to hear this thing. Adam my jurisdiction I don't know. I I couldn't. Yeah right over ocean occurred. Good ...



ESPN Insider Adam Schefter joined the show to discuss the latest with Tom Brady's re-instated 4-game suspension.

[0:10:56] ... guarantee. An aborted second better than not out there right now. Yeah Charlie Whitehurst or Tarvaris Jackson or their mid thirties those guys would that. Militant. Outfit that also I don't think the patriots. Are concerned one bit about her right now like I think we've already spent more time talking about it. They apps just get back the case real quick if you anybody in talking Wetherbee lawyer experts are GMs or anybody or anybody in the league office. Say at this Adrian Peterson case could have something to do whether Tom Brady can get the speck in the quarter not. Well I I don't I don't lose it I'd not heard any connection what the connection. Lloyds that did the correlate that with eighth Court of Appeals beat the whatever it is and it's still hearing his case in Minnesota that they ruled against the NFL leader opens a door for. The Supreme Court disable one court said paper Goodell get the full courts have favour of Tom Brady maybe we need to hear this thing. Adam my jurisdiction I don't know. I I couldn't. Yeah right over ocean occurred. Good ...



Tom Brady has a few legal options (all of which appear bleak) and a few options as to how he can "get back" at Commissioner Goodell.

[0:01:18] ... you know opinions from from the judges did you read that are dog eat column illicit. For Fossett down they don't. Bakery they'll be angry day you lost in the south of really beat you don't agree. That's what it's come down to me if that was the advice from Don you hate this and say you destroyed the potency destroy all the phones. If you allow one year like this I know it's not gonna happen. To bump Tom Brady and this is at this point time I'm innocent I'm completely decided not to run did a mix of bad decisions as ...
[0:02:12] ... and open to me carpet the patrons in general I hope it's Bill Belichick arrow Robert Kraft. I didn't do it. I committed dropped the Mike and leave and never discussed at a champ got the ...
[0:03:01] ... the responsibility for not cooperating in a hopeful in which garuda. Was Tom Brady says that what you want Tom Brady I think he's able to patriots want to flip the bird say no I'd I would rather Serb force grew him. Then take two and I'm not so sure that's the right thing. Because you think there can be some sort settlement. Okay because if you if you are totally re only the players cooperation and yet if you think there's some sort Solomon. Off costly footballs but for a lack of cooperation mine are and lawyers Jeffrey Kessler who's the lawyer for the union. We're talking a judge Berman admitted. That if he was advising Tom Brady to the judge. That he would dotted by quitting nearly differently he would know advised him to destroy his phone on each ...
[0:04:41] ... to the players association because again. This has nothing to do with Tom Brady. We Almeida Tom Brady the all leader Tom Brady they have all made one individual player has a plays better because I think those stories that route and ESPN magazine. And ...






When the dust settled on yesterday's ruling, it appears that Article 46 in the CBA was the biggest mistake the NFLPA has ever made.

[0:00:16] ... because I said from the start. You can't fight city all. And Tom Brady fought City Hall is in the National Football League any fought it. And heated in its own backyard in the first round in Manhattan court. Nick goes to appellate court and I'm just going to guess I don't have any knowledge of this but it's the way this country work so I guess it's a way every country ultimately works. Strings got pulled. And Tom Brady quote unquote got hit. But we have enough guys listen to skip Bayless widened when things listens to him that was right ...
[0:01:52] ... soon. This is in regards to what NFL pays to do regarding. Tom Brady's well. Media because a lot of talk has been OK we're done it's finished you know they're gonna keep pushing mr. etiquette ...
[0:07:58] ... a lot of leverage what a lot of shine on them like Tom Brady's got the stand up if they were not taken any more. It would baseball in union meetings and spring training happened every ...
[0:09:16] ... it but it DeMaurice Smith not don't get any player token we Troy Vincent don't give me. Any of these any of these guys who. Who are skilled. In negotiation. Skills at a 34 defense yes ...






Presidential hopeful, and good friend of Tom Brady, Donald J. Trump, has a strong message for the NFL.
Callers react to the news that Tom Brady will likely miss games vs. Arizona, Miami, Houston and Buffalo.
Glenn, Lou, and Christian check in with Raffi Melkonian to get his insight on the 2nd Circuit court's decision and what Tom Brady's options are going forward.

[0:00:45] ... being able to come off. I'm happy do you have an affiliate football team. Get that out there we want to patriots fan. I'm from DC that I came back you know I lived in Boston for three years the patriots are number two look ...
[0:11:41] ... with the NFL we know that this case really. Is it about Tom Brady it's about players association. Verses the commissioner. An amount of power the commissioner has because we have suspensions in sports all the time so going forward they're going to be more suspension. How does the players is our association. Laying this out right now to try to see if they can't settle the case because isn't it more important interest Tom Brady. Yep that's right Tom Brady is really is the reason this is a big deal is that Tom Brady's you know one of the three best players in the league but is that a case isn't about Tom Brady like these that. I mean the way that this gets settled in my head is that it is a global settlement that ...
[0:13:32] ... good one back to your phone call six wants 7797937. Your reaction Tom Brady now looks like he's got a messed. Four games. ...





Glenn, Lou and Christian (and ESPN) react to the news that Tom Brady will be suspended the first 4 games of the 2016 season.

[0:00:12] ... should happen to win the appeal. Is he your intention to reinstate Tom Brady's four game suspension this is thought to it in it an individual player issue. This is about the rights and we negotiated ...
[0:02:53] ... just before. He really does this is a bad week for the New England Patriots. Virtually sitting out Thursday night not even drafting until. 59 players have gone off the board and then finally got you're probably gonna lose Tom Brady for the first four games but would brought up the cell phone. I just before and the cell phones prominently mentioned in ...
[0:04:08] ... commission deprived of member of the association wasn't happy with. What's in Troy Vincent and giving out when they destroyed that big to Delhi wants basically the other one was. Partial because it did have a third party or some like whatever it in other words that they brought up things suburban dame address this you always bring it up here eating addressed dozens and his. Argument whenever we're gonna bring them and they just destroyed. The players association Tom Brady can apply with a left nothing less than a ball. But again everything goes and he goes back to that statement of ...
[0:20:06] ... can't go Tito you're the patriots Diebold may be coming out hey Matt Hasselbeck. Need to al-Qaeda has Elliott got something left. There may be in zone near the home. Wow you need to change of ...






News broke during the show that the US Court of Appeals reversed Judge Berman's decision, and effectively re-instated Tom Brady's 4-game suspension.

[0:02:11] ... a competitive ruled in favor of the NFL it. Comes down to. Tom Brady. Is now suspended for four games. So if the appellate court has ruled for the National Football League it put back into ...
[0:02:55] ... commissioner. Can now go back to his original. Four game suspension on Tom Brady Tom Brady warmest first four games of 2016. But I believe that greedy and the players essentially the last I still have another option ...
[0:09:53] ... heard in early march. They lied about that they lied about what Tom Brady actually discussed. Number we found out one of the lies you know old Roger Goodell and quality talk about it at all that we found out through the testimony. Because it was actually there for us in brightly Roger pelican was Google public. That we found at the Tom Brady did indeed talk about the plated footballs or how they got that way or what had happened. Today these people. Still that's such a big deal what you can understand he would talk to him. Of course gonna talk I I will say this this is really pissed off. New England Patriots fans because there are numerous times. In the appellate court's ruling here where the site. The wells report and are backed up ...
[0:14:11] ... up the NFL don't read into it. Anode you know ruled for Tom Brady. When the three judges destroyed Tom Brady's team for the first time publicly listed don't read into it. Well at some time to think from what we've seen so ...