Are you wanting to place a bet on the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night season opener against the New England Patriots? If, so, you might have to wait a while as it looks as though the game is being pulled off of several casino and online betting boards now that Ted Wells has released his Deflate-gate report.
#Patriots betting SUSPENDED by Sportsbook.ag due to possible player suspensions related to "deflated football" report.
— RJ Bell (@RJinVegas) May 6, 2015
The Patriots had been favored by as many as 7-points at some online sites and that number could quickly go in the opposite direction should the league ultimately decide to take disciplinary action against Patriots quarterback Tom Brady.
Reports Wednesday afternoon are suggesting that Brady could wind up being suspended for the regular-season opener due to him being believed to have had knowledge of the footballs being deflated prior to the AFC Championship Game last season against the Indianapolis Colts.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Wednesday that Troy Vincent, the league’s executive vice president of football operations, would review the Wells report and consider what steps to take next.
“We will continue our efforts vigorously to protect the integrity of the game and promote fair play at all times,” Goodell said.
So, will Brady just be fined and given a slap on the wrist, or will Vincent do the right thing and suspend the Patriots quarterback? The fans of both teams along with the oddsmakers really want to know.