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Report: Giants Complained To NFL About Steelers' Deflated Balls [Update]

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Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer reports that the New York Giants tested the Pittsburgh Steelers’ footballs during last Sunday’s game and informed the NFL that two of the balls were deflated.

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The Steelers aren’t talking about it right now:

The Mara and Rooney families, the respective Giants’ and Steelers’ owners, are close and hold a lot of power within the league. This most likely won’t resemble the complaint that mutated into a bloated, yearlong mess requiring grotesque courtroom sketches and serious press conferences about balls, but with Roger Goodell in charge, anything is possible.

Update (1:11 p.m. ET): The NFL says it hasn’t received a formal complaint.

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Update (1:18 p.m. ET): Glazer clarifies that the Giants’ complaint wasn’t formal, but the team did tell the league.

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