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Bengals Bites (5/6) - Deflategate Blowing Up

The squeaky clean image of Tom Brady may have taken a hit with the latest news on deflategate. It's not the cheating, it's the lying. Plus, the Bengals have a new college graduate.

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Tom Brady Threw Those Poor Ball-Deflating Jamokes Under The Bus
John Jastremski and Jim McNally probably thought it was cool being in cahoots with Tom Brady. He’s the starting quarterback for the New England Patriots, has more Super Bowl rings than most, and his wife is friggin’ Gisele Bündchen. How could these team employees have known he would abandon them, with a string of text messages and phone calls logs to prove it, while acting like he didn’t even know who one of them was?

Tom Brady's Dad: Deflategate? More Like Framegate
If you ask Tom Brady’s dad, Tom Brady had no knowledge of Patriots personnel tampering with the air pressure in footballs. Why would you ask Tom Brady’s dad? Who knows. Jim Corbett of USA Today did anyway. In fact, Tom Brady Sr. believes there’s a real scandal within the Ballghazi: the character assassination of Tom Brady.

TV Reporter Asks Gronk About Ballghazi; Gronk Flexes In Her Face
WBZ’s Julie Loncich confronted Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski today for comment on Deflategate, and Gronk—who was at a previously-scheduled charity event—responded to the CBS affiliate’s reporter in a way only Gronk can: by flexing his biceps. Don’t worry, we’re sure these guns belonging to a New England TE won’t cause any scandal at all.

Local Defensive Standout Prepares For NFL Rookie Camp " CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
As he sat in the stands with his parents at TCU, Paul Dawson could only reflect on how fortunate he is to be a positive example for youth in North Texas. Growing up in Dallas and playing football at Skyline High School, who knew he would end his career as a Horned Frog by being named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year and getting drafted in the 3rd round of this year’s NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals?

Cincinnati Bengals Player Graduates Six Years After Leaving School For NFL - WCHS - ABC
Bengals defensive end Michael Johnson didn't pay much attention to the NFL draft last week. He was caught up in his long-awaited graduation.     Johnson got his bachelor's degree in business administration last Saturday at Georgia Tech. It took a lot of off season studying, but he finally earned his diploma six years after Cincinnati took him in the draft.

Oddsmaker Has Ravens As Favorites To Win AFC North
Now that the 2015 NFL Draft is in the books, one Nevada sports book released their division-winning odds for all 32 teams on Monday. When it comes to the A

NFL draft prospect Mario Alford's pro day wowed Cincinnati Bengals - Cincinnati Bengals Blog - ESPN
Gather around, it's story time. How did the barely 5-foot-8, 180-pound Mario Alford become a prime pre-draft target for the Cincinnati Bengals? Because of his pro day.