The Patriots have launched long-winded defense of themselves today, nearly 20,000 words of defense.
But through all the chapter and verse they’ve cited to explain the true motives of Jim McNally and John Jastremski in this document, one question becomes more and more curious.
If these two guys are so innocent, why did the Patriots suspend them without pay?
In the league’s initial release on the Patriots’ punishment, it is made clear who did what to whom.
“Patriots owner Robert Kraft advised commissioner Roger Goodell last week that Patriots employees John Jastremski and James McNally have been indefinitely suspended without pay by the club, effective on May 6th,” the league’s release last week read.
Why then would the Patriots move so quickly and decisively to distance themselves?
Perhaps that can be the next installment of the Patriots’ blog.