(CNBC) New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady may have won a major victory, but the saga known as 'deflategate' isn't over yet.
The National Football League said Thursday that it plans to appeal a judge's ruling nullifying its four-game suspension of Brady related to the investigation into the possible intentional deflation of footballs last season.
"We are grateful to Judge (Richard) Berman for hearing this matter, but respectfully disagree with today's decision," NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote in the league's statement. "We will appeal today's ruling in order to uphold the collectively bargained responsibility to protect the integrity of the game.
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