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Jeff Blake weighs in on Deflategate; Says every team does it

Before the Seahawks and Patriots face off in the Super Bowl, New England must face the the constant talk of Deflategate 2015.

Everyone is weighing in on Deflategate 2015, so it's only fair that Jeff Blake gets his shot.

The former Bengals quarterback, like most, doesn't think the Patriots deflating footballs (allegedly) is a big deal. Though Blake is no Tom Brady, he did make the Pro Bowl during the late 90s.

Not only did Blake defend the Patriots, he admitted to deflating balls himself during his NFL career. Yes, Jeff Blake was the same, horrible cheaters that Tom Brady and Bill Belichick are, and Blake said everyone does it.

"I'm just going to let the cat of the bag, every team does it, every game, it has been since I played," Blake said. "Cause when you take the balls out of the bag, they are rock hard. And you can't feel the ball as well. It's too hard.

"Everybody puts the pin in and takes just enough air out of the ball that you can feel it a little better. But it's not the point to where it's flat. So I don't know what the big deal is. It's not something that's not been done for 20 years."

Blake was drafted out of East Carolina in 1992 by the Jets, but made his biggest impact with the Bengals from 1994 to 1999 before bouncing around the NFL with five different teams. He retired in 2005 after one season with the Bears.

Needless to say, if Blake says "every team" does it, he did play for seven different ones, so maybe there's truth to his claim.