Tampa Bay Times reporter Rick Stroud, who covers the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, wrote a story this morning about former quarterback Brad Johnson and how he paid to have footballs altered before Super Bowl XXXVII.
At the Super Bowl, the NFL had 100 footballs. They were new, slick and supposedly under the league’s watchful eye. But not leaving anything to chance, Johnson made sure the balls were scuffed and ready well before the Dixie Chicks sang the national anthem. more