Late night show host Conan O’Brien killed two birds with one stone while discussing Tom Brady’s New England Patriots alongside this controversial figure after the Deflategate scandal

2015 could have been a tough year for the NFL franchise New England Patriots and their star quarterback Tom Brady for a variety of reasons. The Deflate-gate scandal cast a shadow over the entire franchise and captured mainstream media attention. However, late-night show host Conan O’Brien took his golden opportunity to add to the misery with a controversial reference, dressed in typical Conan humor.

In a 2015 episode of “Conan,” the host begins by stating, “Deflategate isn’t the first time the Patriots have been accused of cheating...” O’Brien continues to show comedic images like an extra-wide goal post, a helicopter lifting quarterback Tom Brady over the opposing team’s defensive line, and even a grizzly bear in a uniform. of the Patriots.


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But he ends by saying:And then there’s the time they put Bill Cosby in charge of the opposing team’s Gatorade.

The joke was a subtle effort by the host and his team to connect the two controversial elements. It was a stroke of genius that had the crowd reacting enthusiastically to his latest joke. The controversies involving Cosby and the Patriots were a mistake no one saw coming.

The Deflate-gate was a dark time for the New England camp

The scandal was damaging for everyone, especially for the Patriots organization. They drew attention to the use of illegal methods to make footballs softer. Although this was a significant infraction, the league was ultimately forced to issue Brady a 4 game suspension. It was a confusing time for all parties while possessing the potential to be catastrophic for their business.


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However, Brady has since grown in power. The Buccaneers QB continues his NFL legacy to the delight of his fans.

The upcoming season could potentially be his 23rd and final season. Brady could retire after winning 7 Super Bowl titles, 15 Pro Bowl selections and many iconic moments.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY – JANUARY 02: (NEW YORK DAILIES OUT) Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in action against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on January 02, 2022 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Buccaneers beat the Jets 28-24. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

As Brady prepares for life after the NFL, this may be a fading chapter in the eyes of fans. Although the situation never found a solution in 2015, it gave fans a hysterical moment. Fans who remember seeing Conan O’Brien take center stage on CBS in 2015 will have had a great day.


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