In case you weren’t aware, the NY Giants accused the Pittsburgh Steelers of playing with deflated footballs in their week 13 game. The Giants lost that game 14 -24. This is the same scenario as what happened with the New England Patriots a few years ago.

There is no media uproar. There is also no indication that Roger Goodell is planning to fine the Steelers and suspend Ben Roethlisberger. There is no Steelers witch hunt underway.

The story is that after the NY Giants forced the Steelers to turn the ball over twice, they tested the balls on the sideline and both balls came back below the league PSI standards. They then sent both balls to the league office.

The league issued the following statement:

 

The officiating game ball procedures were followed there were no chain of command issues. All footb