Now that the ruling has been overturned, Dale and Holley with Thornton check in with the legal analyst that was at the forefront of this case... SI's Michael McCann

[0:00:46] ... in fact. Deeply perplexed by the NFL's. System for investigating a punishing Tom Brady it's clear that the judge. Didn't file find that it added up then and this was a real repudiation. How the NFL what about punishing to Auburn. After I saw how Tom Brady does defeated the NFL I've found myself wondering. What would Robert Kraft do get an FL how would he have faired if he had gone forward and try to get those draft picks back. ...
[0:01:49] ... don't think you probably William but that's said you never know. But Robert Kraft could now say that. Look I residents form correctly I was misled that my acceptance is afforded. And then he could potentially ...
[0:02:35] ... the result of superior lawyering. And how much if it was just Tom Brady's side had the facts in their favor. Yeah I I think Tom Brady's dad had the facts in its favor because the reality there are so many problems with this case. That not a civic effort that we didn't do a great job advocating for Brady Brett. Because it's the little confuse narrative from the beginning. Wait no we don't really know which rules are used to punish Tom Brady who was it a series of equipment rules. Well that's the case and worry coming up with a four game suspension was that game competitive rules. I don't know how do we get different lines from Ted Wells from Troy Vincent from Roger Goodell from the attorney Daniel and Nash. It's as if they all had their own theory as to why Tom Brady should be punished and they wind a wind and I think the big mistake to me for the NFL was doing a ...
[0:07:52] ... Much of the nation needed if they don't like the patriots are Tom Brady found this story to be ridiculous right this is fundamentally. And equipment violation that may or may not even have occurred. And ...






Now that Brady is free, here's a recap of a good amount of the hate they faced the last 8 months.
Now that Brady is free, here's a recap of a good amount of the hate they faced the last 8 months.

[0:00:52] ... this significantly under inflated. It's. You're close you know it's not my daily life. I think he's because they broke the rules there are rules in place to keep things like this from happening to help make no mistake throwing it deflated football is a huge advantage for quarterback. So and aren't known. Elements that's that's what it means when you get caught. Who you are in the there are known felon. All of a lethal as it. That's just Tom Brady's it will also got yeah got a few more important to hold yeah. When you had to be culture of cheating they will do. Maybe they have to take some things are even as Saint Louis and we know for sure you take out walk through the day before pistols. So let's say that let the filming of ...



Former NFL running back Eddie George is upset that Judge Berman overturned Tom Brady's suspension and is speaking out, calling Tom Brady a cheater.
The guys continue to embrace the breaking news and listen to comments from Tedy Bruschi who happily reacts to the news that his former teammate is eligible to play on Opening Night.
Adam Schefter joins the show to talk about the breaking news that Tom Brady's suspension has been overturned, and gives his inside opinion on the result.

[0:00:10] ... Ray Rice is overturned this is great party was overturned this is Adrian Peterson was overturned and both sides in this particular case Bob. We're all in. Out of character is all over this so we get story first from him on Twitter. Lou reloading had an orgasm when you heard the news or did I mean you're out of what went nine to five favorite. That's right you had odds and I'm Sheffield he was the leader in your club out of my way weather report brought your arrival five cents savings. Let's bring out shelter right now premieres began atom thank you for joining us here on ...
[0:02:34] ... any part of this but they're going over prosecute procedures. It was Tom Brady was guilty of the principles on January cheat or mistreatment that George back with the answer it was a resounding. No. He'll ...
[0:05:56] ... and it was thinking is legal people. And remember the NFL. Sued Tom Brady year it looked to have its decision affirmed in court it shows that shedding eight shows lower Manhattan. Blocking and so if ...
[0:06:30] ... in any meaningful. Settlement talks because you have an appellate settling wouldn't Tom Brady admitted to the findings in the world report which he never ever. In our lifetimes we going to deal. And so. That ...






With yet another case being overturned in court, the NFL's track record is at an all time low. How does Judge Berman's decision affect the future of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?
Lou, Christian and Gary speak with callers who gloat and react to the news that Tom Brady's suspension has been overturned by Judge Berman.
Breaking news hits Lou, Christian and Gary as they open up the show: Tom Brady beat Roger Goodell in court, and Judge Berman overturns the four game suspension. The guys celebrate and react to Tom Brady being eligible to play week one.

Wednesday I was invited to come on The Denver Post’s “The Sports Show” with Woody Paige and Les Shapiro to discuss the blog I’d written about their pal Shannon Sharpe and Tom Brady‘s punishment. It was done before His Honor Judge Berman’s ruling, but it’s as relevant post-exoneration as it was before. Frankly I was expecting a little bit of contentiousness, but suffice to say they were great hosts and I had a blast. And once again I think myself fortunate I get to live and work in the city that is the center of the sports universe.

 

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