There's been all this chatter about the New England Patriots possibly underinflating the footballs they supplied for the AFC championship game on Sunday.

11 of the 12 balls tested each proved to be two pounds light. What I'm hearing is that the underinflated balls would have afforded better grip, but that the bigger problem is that the balls would behave slightly differently than expected by the players who had been practicing with (and expecting) standard footballs.

So, what do we think AW NFL watchers?

I don't feel like I understand the issue well enough yet to light the fuse on my sports-outrage cannon. I mean, I'm working on it...