(Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg is in charge of such requests from the 2nd Circuit.) A stay would allow him to play this season while the high court decides whether to take the appeal and, if so, hears the case.
"Nothing to lose, everything to gain".
In April, the union retained the services of Theodore Olson, a renowned Supreme Court lawyer who was the US solicitor general from 2001 through 2004 and successfully argued for George W. Bush in the case that resolved the 2000 presidential election. If he does appeal to the Supreme Court, not much is likely to result from it.
"I hate that Brady's not going to be there", Dareus said.
A federal appeals court has rejected the latest request in the Brady versus Goodell soap opera.
It's the last play in Tom Brady's legal playbook.
"If they ever want to try and bargain away that power in the context of the CBA they need to know exactly how much power is there and knock it down".
This would give them a chance.
Brady could request a stay in order to play the beginning of the season. If I am Bill Belichick though, wouldn't you rather just rip the band-aid off and go with it knowing going into Week 1, I'm not going to have Tom Brady for the first four games instead of having - it's been looming for 543 days now, there may be a point somewhere, all of a sudden, I am going to find out I don't have Tom Brady for a month.
His suspension is now set to see him miss the first four games of New England's 2016 campaign against the Arizona Cardinals, Miami Dolphins, Houston Texans and Buffalo Bills.
Outside of the Patriots global fan base most National League Football fanatics firmly believe that the revelation of "SpyGate" and most recently "Deflate-a-Gate" are modus operandi for the Bill Belichick staff and the Patriots organization, as a whole. "But I don't feel like I really won until I beat the guy", he said.
While some members of the Bills appear to be excited about Brady's suspension, Dareus told the NFL Network on Wednesday he is sad to see Brady out of the lineup. I get up for him.
Brady's only hope of getting his four-game suspension overturned is by taking his case to the Supreme Court.