#DeflateGate Trends on Social Media After Patriots Investigated for Deflated Footballs

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Get ready for the deflated football jokes.

On Sunday night WTHR reporter Bob Kravitz said that the NFL was investigating whether or not the New England Patriots used deflated footballs during their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts. 

By Monday morning, the hashtag #DeflateGate was already trending on Twitter and Facebook as NFL fans reacted to the report. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady also weighed in, calling the accusations "ridiculous."

Here's how Twitter reacted: