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D'Qwell Jackson's 'letter' to Tom Brady about Deflategate football is excellent

D'Qwell Jackson's 'letter' to Tom Brady about Deflategate football is excellent

Deflategate took a toll on D'Qwell Jackson too, you know.

Jackson was the Indianapolis Colts linebacker who launched the whole saga when he intercepted New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's pass in the 2014 AFC Championship Game, only to discover that the football was curiously under-inflated.

That meant Jackson had to hand over his game ball, a precious memento he planned on keeping before the NFL launched a years-long investigation into Brady's football preferences.

So, on Wednesday, Jackson decided to ask the Patriots QB a favor. (Warning: The video contains a few F-bombs.)

This is pretty great stuff from Jackson, who said the Colts' equipment staff actually wrote his name and initials on the game ball before it was snatched away.

Sure, the retired linebacker's Deflategate joke -- "Boy, do I feel inflated" -- fell a little flat, but Patriots fans can commiserate with Jackson over this line:

"Roger Goodell probably has my f---ing football on his damn mantle."

Jackson also said the Patriots beat his Colts fair and square in that AFC title game (45-7, to be exact), so we wouldn't mind him getting his wish.

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Twitter had jokes after Tom Brady ripped his pants during 'The Match'

Twitter had jokes after Tom Brady ripped his pants during 'The Match'

Tom Brady's Sunday afternoon of golfing with Peyton Manning, Tiger Woods, and Phil Mickelson was eventful, to say the least.

The ex-New England Patriots quarterback began "The Match" by struggling through the first six holes. Then, he finally got back on track with an amazing shot that briefly quieted the naysayers.

Unfortunately for Brady, the shot may have been overshadowed by him simultaneously splitting his pants. Just look at the photo below:


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As you can imagine, Twitter had some fun with Brady's mishap:

It's OK, Tom. It happens to the best of us.

Watch Tom Brady hit incredible shot, chirp Charles Barkley during 'The Match'

Watch Tom Brady hit incredible shot, chirp Charles Barkley during 'The Match'

Tom Brady has a thing for comebacks.

The former New England Patriots quarterback was struggling mightily through the first few holes of "The Match" on Sunday. Then, he totally redeemed himself.

Just watch this shot below and enjoy:

"Shut your mouth, Chuck," Brady said to Charles Barkley, who had been chirping him throughout the match.

We should have known a comeback was around the corner. Didn't 28-3 teach us anything?

Just as Twitter had a field day with Brady's early struggles, it enjoyed watching Brady sink that improbable shot:

Bravo, Tom. Bravo.