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Pro Football / Deflated Footballs / Brady #1077674

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 22, 2015
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Foxborough, Massachusetts: Ryan Smith) The questions addressed to New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady about the deflated footballs featured; details given about Brady's background. [BRADY - denies cheating; comments on the footballs he used.] [Coach Bill BELICHICK - denies knowledge about the footballs.] [In the locker room, several PLAYERS - says you cannot tell the difference.] [ESPN analyst Mike TIRICO - says it has been a tough season for the NFL.]

(Studio: David Muir, Jesse Palmer) How quarterbacks get to pick their footballs before a game, who would have access to the footballs, whether referees would have known about deflated footballs, the advantage for an offense of using deflated footballs & how this is a distraction before the Super Bowl discussed.

Muir, David;
Smith, Ryan

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