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The Tom Brady 'Teflon Tom' memes are tremendous

When a federal judge ruled in favor of Tom Brady in his “Deflategate” battle against the NFL, the air came out of the Internet.

From the AP:

U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell went too far in affirming punishment of the Super Bowl winning quarterback. Brady has insisted he played no role in a conspiracy to deflate footballs below the allowable limit at last season’s AFC championship game.

People had fun with the Brady decision, calling him “Teflon Tom,” a joking reference to mob boss John “Teflon Don” Gotti, who earned the moniker for having few criminal charges ever “stick” to him.

Twitter quickly delivered with the “Teflon Tom” memes: