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Bill Belichick says Patriots will cooperate with NFL investigation

The Patriots would rather focus on the Super Bowl.

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Bill Belichick promised that the New England Patriots will cooperate with the NFL regarding allegations that they used deflated balls during the AFC Championshipaccording to New England Sports Network.

"We’ll cooperate fully with whatever the league wants us to — whatever questions they ask us, whatever they want us to do," the head coach said during his Monday meeting with the press.

Following the Patriots' 45-7 win over the Indianapolis Coltsreports surfaced that the NFL was investigating whether the Patriots used deflated footballs in the game.

Belichick appeared unconcerned with the allegations and added that he "didn't know anything about it until this morning."

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk also reported the Patriots officially have been informed of the NFL's investigation, and it will be "thorough and transparent." Tom Brady has already weighed in on the allegations, calling them "ridiculous" during a Monday radio show.

Though the allegations seem ridiculous, the NFL could dock the Patriots a draft pick if they're found guilty of deflating balls on purpose.