Ben Affleck Says He Could Have Spared a Few F-Bombs on Bill Simmons' Show

Ben Affleck on 'Any Given Wednesday.'

"We Boston fans have always been known for our subtlety."

Ben Affleck on Thursday acknowledged he probably could have dropped fewer F-bombs while talking about the Deflategate scandal on the premiere of Bill Simmons' HBO talk show, Any Given Wednesday

Affleck's widely circulated rant made headlines for both his emotion while delivering the anti-NFL, pro-Tom Brady spiel and also for the numerous times he dropped in the curses. The actor noticed the response: 

On the show, Affleck, who was born in California but grew up in Boston, said he was disgusted with the entire situation involving the NFL and his favorite quarterback. 

"Deflategate is the ultimate bullshit f—ing outrage of sports ever," Affleck began. "It's so f—ing stupid that I can't believe [it]. They gave [Brady] a suspension for a quarter of the season, which would be equivalent of suspending a baseball player for 40 f—ing days — 40 quarter days, to be exact — which is what they do when you get busted taking steroids. And by the way, if the NFL really knew how to test for steroids and HGH, there'd be no f—ing NFL."

Some viewers took to social media to suggest Affleck was slurring his words, suggesting he may have had a few cocktails before the sit-down. Apparently Simmons also saw those posts, so he addressed the matter:

Watch the segment below: