Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Underinflated Footballs Allegedly Used In AFC Title Game

The NFL has reported that 11 of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game this past Sunday, in which the Patriots defeated the Indianapolis Colts 45-7, were inflated to about 2 pounds per square inch below the pressure required by the league's regulations.  Under league rules, each team must provide 12 "primary" balls to be used in each game, with the home team also required to provide 12 "backup" balls.

Read more at ESPN, the Indystar and The Boston Globe.

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