Transcript for Tom Brady 'Deflategate' Suspension Overturned
And we do begin with breaking news a big win for quarterback Tom Brady and a major embarrassment for NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. A federal judge has just thrown out Brady's four game suspension and the so called death late gate case which means Brady. Can start the season opener against the Steelers one week from tonight. In his ruling the judge says Roger Goodell went too far in punishing Brady who insisted all along he played no role in a conspiracy to deflate footballs during a playoff game. ABC's Ryan spent has covered the story from the very beginning Ryan this ruling is a huge surprise. Good morning Paul huge surprise for many of the ruling really shocking people many thinking that the NFL would win this one but. The judge saying get the NFL suspension of Tom Brady was based upon several significant legal deficiencies. He thought the link for failing to properly warn Brady a potential discipline for. Ball tampering is required by federal labor law he also. Also the league for failing to make one of the lead investigators available to be cross examined. And for denying equal access to investigative files so Paula for Tom Brady he is back on the field a major win. And for the NFL now reeling from yet another scandal it ends up on the wrong side of the decision on this one.
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