— Complex Sports (@Complex_Sports) January 21, 2015
It was reported earlier today that 11 of the 12 footballs which the New England Patriots used in their matchup with the Indianapolis Colts during the AFC Championship Game were under-inflated.
The NFL has also concluded that the balls were properly inspected two hours and fifteen minutes before kickoff. While the NFL is still in the midst of investigating how the footballs came to fall under the minimum inflation requirements, reactions from fans, players and former players on Deflate-Gate have been swift, especially given the Patriots history of skirting the edges of the rulebook.
Here are some of the best reactions to Deflate-Gate from around the web, ranging from the thoughtful to the knee-jerk to the just plain amusing.