A league source tells Profootballtalk.com that Tom Brady "simply reiterated his denial" regarding involvement in or knowledge of deflating footballs during Tuesday's appeal with commissioner Roger Goodell, and "the answers were regarded by some in the room as not entirely credible."
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports Tom Brady was his own "greatest ally" in Tuesday's appeal hearing and gave an "A+ performance."
Tom Brady's appeal hearing concluded after 10 hours on Tuesday, and there are "no further hearings scheduled."
A source tells NFL Network's Ian Rapoport that if Tom Brady says the same thing he did to Ted Wells, his four-game suspension will stand on appeal.
Ted Wells will be present for Tom Brady's appeal hearing on Tuesday.
Commissioner Roger Goodell has declined to recuse himself from Tom Brady's appeal hearing.
The appeal of Tom Brady's suspension will be heard on June 23.
No date has been set in Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension.
The NFL has rejected the NFL Players Association's motion for Roger Goodell to recuse himself from Tom Brady's four-game suspension appeal.
Contacted by Profootballtalk.com, the NFL office stated Friday that there is no date currently set for the appeal of Tom Brady's four-game suspension.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell stated Wednesday that he is open to hearing any "new information" Tom Brady can offer in connection with his Deflategate suspension, prior to Brady's appeal.
A "high-ranking NFL source" tells Sports Illustrated's Greg A. Bedard that the Patriots' decision to forego an appeal of their Deflategate punishment does not include a tacit agreement that Tom Brady's suspension will be reduced.
The Patriots will not appeal their $1 million fine and loss of draft picks in the "Deflategate" scandal.
Tom Brady hasn't missed any of the Patriots' voluntary workouts this offseason.