UPDATE:

Roger Goodell just released a statement and announced that the NFL will appeal today's decision:

Patriots owner Robert Kraft released a statement on the ruling as well:

See original story below.

We have just two words for you: GOODBYE, DEFLATEGATE.

We complained about having to write about the never-ending Deflategate saga so often over the last eight months yesterday. And now, a federal judge has lifted the four-game suspension that the NFL handed to Tom Brady for his role in the scandal. The Associated Press sent this out a short time ago:

So Deflategate should be dead—for now—unless the NFL decides to appeal the judge's ruling. We'll be sure to provide you with more details as they become available.

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