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Ex-NFL QB Jeff Blake: Deflating footballs is an old and common trick
Ex-NFL QB Jeff Blake: Deflating footballs is an old and common trick

NFL teams deflating footballs for a competitive advantage is a common maneuver that has been done for years, former quarterback Jeff Blake said.  Blake, who spent 13 seasons in the league with seven teams, Wednesday told radio program "The Midday 180" out of Nashville that every team is guilty of letting air out of footballs so players "can feel it a little better." "I'm just going to let the cat out of the bag, every team does it, every game, it has been since I played," Blake said. "'Cause when you take the balls out of the bag, they are rock hard." The New England Patriots are being...

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