Soon after the investigative report was released, showing Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was "generally aware" that game balls were underinflated, many local football fans took to social media to express their opinions.
Some folks commented on NBC 7's Facebook page that it would surely tarnish Brady's legacy as one of the best quarterbacks of all time. Others, however, indicated it was common to bend the rules in professional sports.
Others pointed out the rampant use of steroids, noting Chargers players have been guilty of that trangression.
Here's how folks weighed in on Facebook: