Within minutes of news that a federal appeals court upheld a suspension against New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, NFL fans scrambled to post their reactions online.
Several Patriots fans expressed disappointment.
Current mood... #FreeBrady pic.twitter.com/sKDA82178x— Jake Hubenak (@hubenak_j) April 25, 2016
This might be the cliche response, but Steve Carell accurately expresses how I feel about #DeflateGate's return. pic.twitter.com/hKB4tPJWwt— Reece Kelley Graham (@ReeceKelleyG) April 25, 2016
When I saw the news about #TomBrady pic.twitter.com/oR0WDWQupC— Robert (@Smooth_Rob) April 25, 2016
We go live now to Patriots backup QB Jimmy Garoppolo pic.twitter.com/asg2WliHxj— Tyler Sullivan (@TylerSully) April 25, 2016
But how happy were Brady detractors on Twitter? Very.
Me after finding out #TomBrady had his suspension reinstated. pic.twitter.com/QXyJCJP9a9— Big E (@ian693) April 25, 2016
#guilty as charged. #TomBrady pic.twitter.com/TeXK2dnh0Y— Rich (@NSnowman) April 25, 2016
And plenty of fans simply expressed support for the Patriots’ Number 12.
Fitting that #DeflateGate comes back on Al Pacino's 76th birthday... pic.twitter.com/EhTVpe5nCH— Ben Swasey (@benswasey) April 25, 2016