With Colts G.M. Ryan Grigson admitting last week that he alerted the NFL to the team’s concerns about the inflation (or lack thereof) of Patriots football before the AFC title game, it’s reasonable to conclude that the Colts became concerned in whole or in part by the inflation (or lack thereof) of the two Patriots footballs safety Mike Adams brought to the sideline after interception Tom Brady passes on November 16 in Indianapolis.
Appearing on Wednesday’s PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio, Adams explained that he didn’t notice anything unusual about the footballs, because he was too excited and full of adrenaline after making the interceptions to pay attention.
Due to become a free agent, Adams said plenty of other things about his 11th NFL season, which culminated in his first Pro Bowl berth. Regarding the divisional-round playoff game between the Colts and his most recent former team, the Broncos, Adams acknowledged that it seemed the Broncos were taking the Colts lightly. (Last month, Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas and cornerback Chris Harris Jr. separately made that observation on PFT Live.)
We know we’ve already pasted the code for the full video into the Rumor Mill, but I’m going to do it again because: (1) Adams was a really good interview; and (2) it doesn’t require much effort for me to do it. It requires even less effort for you to listen to it.