Friday August 5th, 2016

Tom Brady’s legal battle against the NFL is over—and now the New England Patriots quarterback just wants to move forward from the Deflategate saga that stretched more than 18 months. 

“It’s just personal, and I’ve tried to move on from it,” Brady said while speaking to the media on Friday. “I try to focus on the positive, being here with my teammates and getting better. You don’t want to go out and do anything but be a great example for your teammates.”

Brady is suspended for the first four games of the season for his alleged role in Deflategate, and he said he is unsure how he will spend his time away from the team. 

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“I’ll deal with that when it comes,” Brady said. “I could have a plan, change that plan, I really don’t know.”

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan rejected the NFLPA’s and Brady’s requests to rehear the suspension case last month. Brady chose not to move forward with the case.

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