On the final day of the NFL spring meetings Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke to the media and was ask about Patriots owner Robert Kraft's announcement to accept penalties for deflategate.Specifically, Goodell was asked if a deal was struck between the two in exchange for a reduction in Tom Brady's suspension. The commissioner maintained that no deal is in place nor has he begun the process of examining Brady's appeal. That appeal should be heard in the next couple of weeks and the players union would like Goodell to remove himself as the arbitrator. Goodell said he has not considered that option yet.