The agent who represents New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady accused investigators of bias in an outraged rebuttal to Wednesday’s “Deflategate” report.
“The Wells report, with all due respect, is a significant and terrible disappointment,” Don Yee said in a statement released Thursday. “It’s omission of key facts and lines of inquiry suggest the investigators reached a conclusion first, and then determined so-called facts later.”
A report from attorney Ted Wells found that it was “more probable than not” that two Patriots employees deliberately deflated balls below regulation levels during January’s AFC Championship Game. Brady, the report said, was probably “at least generally aware” of their operation.
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Though he did not address Brady’s culpability, Yee said Brady fully cooperated with the investigation and “made himself available for nearly an entire day.”
“For reasons unknown, the Wells report omitted nearly all of Tom’s testimony, most of which was critical because it would have provided this report with the context that it lacks.”
See Yee’s full statement: