Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has made his first public appearance since the release of the Ted Wells report which concluded that Brady knew about deflated footballs.Brady was at Salem State University as part of their speaker series along with NBC's Jim Gray which was a previously scheduled event. While Brady did not get into specifics with respect to the details in the report, he was asked if the controversy tainted the Patriots Super Bowl win he responded by saying "absolutely not" which drew a loud ovation from the audience.

Brady's agent Don Yee attacked the report during the day and continued to say that Brady had no knowledge of footballs being deflated.