13-Judge Panel Rejects Brady's Claim That Goodell Ran "Roughshod Over the Rule of Law"

– Forbes
The claim of Tom Brady’s lawyers that his case was crucial for all unionized workers never really rang true. Mr. Brady does not have to punch a time clock, and that is just one of many dissimilarities between him and most union members.
The fact that his lawyers made this argument no doubt lessened their credibility when they petitioned the 13 active judges of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals for a rehearing of the Deflategate appeal that Brady lost last May. Also lessening their credibility was their claim that the NFL Commissioner ran “roughshod over the rule of law” after conducting an investigation which reportedly cost over $5 million.

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