Tom Brady Deflategate Scandal and Measurement Uncertainty

February 19, 2024

Tom Brady Deflategate and Metrology

The "Tom Brady Deflategate" scandal is one of the most infamous controversies in the National Football League (NFL) history, centered around the legendary quarterback Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.

Greg Cenker, senior metrologist and calibrations product manager at IndySoft, and Henry Zumbrun, President of Morehouse Instrument Company, wrote about the "Tom Brady and Deflategate" scandal for Quality Magazine.

Tom Brady Deflategate Measurement Uncertainty MetrologyThe article comprehensively analyzes measurements, traceability, and uncertainty in the Tom Brady controversy.

In the Tom Brady Deflategate article, the authors explain how measuring the footballs, understanding the rules about measurements, and figuring out if the NFL was right to suspend Tom Brady isn't as simple as it seems.

The authors note that it's all about getting the measurements right and knowing what they mean.

Check out their article, Unraveling the Tom Brady Deflategate, here:  Unraveling the Tom Brady Deflategate | Quality Magazine.

A PDF of the article is found here.

Quality Magazine serves manufacturing professionals with quality assurance and process improvement information.

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