The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan on Wednesday issued a one-sentence rejection of requests by the NFLPA and Brady to reconsider an April decision that found that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell acted within his powers by suspending the star quarterback for four games for his role in Deflategate.
Brady’s Deflategate appeal denied by court
Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game Deflategate suspension was denied by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
What’s next for the Patriots — on the field — after Tom Brady’s appeal was denied
With Tom Brady’s appeal denied, will the Patriots change their training camp plans and how they approach backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo?
The Bills visit the Patriots in Week 4. Barring an appeal by Brady to the Supreme Court, the Patriots’ starting quarterback for the first four games will likely be Jimmy Garoppolo.
“I hate that Brady’s not going to be there,” Dareus told NFL Network on Wednesday. “When he come back … it’s on.
“For him not to be out there just kind of tears me up a little bit, but the second time I see him, like, we going to be excited to play against him. That’s the win we want.”
Dareus said a Week 4 win would be nice, but it wouldn’t be the same as beating the Patriots with Brady. The Bills host New England in Week 8 on Oct. 30.
“I mean, we win, all right, we win,” Dareus told NFL Network. “But I don’t feel like I really won until we beat the guy. I love playing against Brady. I get up for him. I’ve been playing against him every year. He knows I’m coming.”
Dareus, entering his sixth season with the Bills, had 51 tackles and two sacks in 2015. Overall, he has 30.5 sacks during his career.