- O'Ryan Johnson reports on a loud, proud Tom Brady addressing a loyal crowd in Salem.
- Steve Buckley notes that Brady's fans show they still love him, as he spoke for the first time since the Wells report was released in a city famous for witch hunts.
- Tom E. Curran says that whatever they call it, the goal of the Wells report was to impugn and embarrass Tom Brady and the New England Patriots . . . and it did.
- Christopher Price tells us why what's happening to Tom Brady concerns every NFL quarterback. "There’s been a reason we haven’t heard so much as a peep from the rest of the league’s starters on this matter: They all do it."
- Michael Hurley says right now, Deflategate, day 108, we have officially reached DEFCON 1.
- Jim Litke calls it butt-covering season in the NFL.
- Bill Speros comes up with the 10 biggest winners and losers, thus far as the deflategate saga rages on.
- Ben Volin says a compelling case can be made for Tom Brady's defense.
- Chad Finn lays out how the Wells report allows fans and the media to believe what they want to believe.
- Mark Daniels notes that the research firm hired by the NFL has history of conflict-of-interest allegations.
- Mike Reiss recaps Tom Brady's agent's explanation for the varied reasons Brady did not turn his cell phone over during the Deflategate investigation.
- Bob McGovern points out that Tom Brady has every right to sue to win his good name back in a civil suit.
- Kevin Duffy notes that while Tom Brady spoke at Salem State, his agent, Don Yee, addressed the Wells Report and Deflategate on CNN with Anderson Cooper and Rachel Nichols.
- Scott McLaughlin notes Don Yee told CNN that Tom Brady had no knowledge of deflated balls.
- Michael Hurley finds that fortunately, the Toucher & Rich Hot Take Police are here to help sort through the weeds to find the hottest of hot takes.
- WEEI guest Mike Florio questions whether this report was about the 'integrity of the game' or rather about catching the Patriots.
- ESPN Boston notes that Julian Edelman changed his image on social media in an apparent show of support for Tom Brady. /Jerod Mayo did too.
- Chris Forsberg reports that Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge Tweeted in support of Tom Brady.
- Zack Cox reports that NJ governor Chris Christie defends Tom Brady, credits jealousy for the 'way, way overblown' backlash.
- Mike Reiss sees the influx of rookie DEs as leading to the Patriots' release of Michael Buchanan, who only played 3 games in 2014 before landing on IR.
- Matt Chatham (Football by Football) Patriots' roster philosophy unlikely to change.
- Brian Filipiak (Inside the Pylon) New Patriots RB Travaris Cadet: Wait, who?
- Karen Guregian notes Devin Gardner is in the right spot with the Patriots to make the switch from QB to WR.
- Mike Reiss points out that Julian Edelman cracked the NFL Network's "Top 100" list for the first time, at No. 91.
- Top 100 Players of 2015 (NFL.com) No. 91 Julian Edelman. (3.34 min. video)
- Mike Reiss posts the transcript of his weekly online Chat: A mix of football and Wells report talk.
- Ryan Hannable highlights a glimpse of what life is like at home for Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen.
- Ryan Hannable relays what Tom Brady plans on doing after he's done playing football.
- Erik Frenz (Bleacher Report) Envisioning the Patriots starting lineup for 2015 season.
- Darin Gantt (ProFootballTalk) Tom Brady: Needed more advance notice for White House trip.
- Michael McCann (SI) What are Tom Brady's options after release of Deflategate report?
- Dan Wetzel (Yahoo! Sports) Tom Brady in position to put NFL on defensive over deflate-gate probe.
- Andy Benoit (The MMQB) Weekend Notes: Let Tom Brady deflate the ball.
- Mike Freeman (Bleacher Report) Sources: Patriots' reputation as NFL's 'best cheaters' made them a target. /If you can't beat 'em, call 'em cheaters, right Mike?
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) NFLPA didn’t advise or represent Brady in Wells investigation.
- Mike Florio (ProFootballTalk) Gostkowski refused to fully cooperate, too.