The wait for at least a temporary resolution to DeflateGate will last a little longer. The judge presiding over Tom Brady's lawsuit to overturn his suspension wrote late Tuesday afternoon that he may not have a decision for a few more days.
U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said Monday, after declaring no settlement had been reached between Brady and the NFL, that he might rule Tuesday. But he issued this one-sentence statement: "The Court anticipates issuing its Decision and Order by the end of the week.''
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Berman said Monday he would have a decision no later than Friday.
Brady was suspended for the season's first four games for his alleged role in the Patriots' use of intentionally deflated footballs in the first half of the AFC title game.
Jay Feely of the NFLPA's executive council told radio host Dan Patrick Tuesday that Brady "was not going to admit culpability. He wasn't going to admit to something that he didn't do. If they would have said he didn't cooperate with the investigation, then we could've probably found common ground.
"What [the NFL] is saying is that even if it happened, they responded to a small speeding ticket like it was a homicide case.''
Jackson visits Seahawks
Former Bills running back Fred Jackson hopes to reunite with friend and ex-teammate Marshawn Lynch. Jackson went to Seattle, but Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said no deal was made. He said Jackson would take a physical.
Around the league
Jaguars tight end Julius Thomas (hand surgery) is expected to miss the season's three games . . . The agent for former Jet Jalen Saunders said the Saints sent the return specialist to the Patriots for a draft pick . . . The Bengals placed rookie tackle Cedric Ogbuehi (knee) on the six-week injury list.