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Shop maker creates deflated chocolate football, jokes it weighs 13 pounds ... or 11.2 pounds

  • A "deflated" chocolate football called a "Bradie" Ball is on display at Sarris Candy store in in Canonsburg, Pa., on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Owner Bill Sarris says they came up with the idea to poke fun at the controversy surrounding under-inflated footballs on Tuesday.  The display item isn't for sale.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic))

    A "deflated" chocolate football called a "Bradie" Ball is on display at Sarris Candy store in in Canonsburg, Pa., on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Owner Bill Sarris says they came up with the idea to poke fun at the controversy surrounding under-inflated footballs on Tuesday. The display item isn't for sale. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic))  (The Associated Press)

  • A "deflated" chocolate football called a "Bradie" Ball is on display at Sarris Candy store in in Canonsburg, Pa., on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Owner Bill Sarris says they came up with the idea to poke fun at the controversy surrounding under-inflated footballs on Tuesday.  The display item isn't for sale.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    A "deflated" chocolate football called a "Bradie" Ball is on display at Sarris Candy store in in Canonsburg, Pa., on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Owner Bill Sarris says they came up with the idea to poke fun at the controversy surrounding under-inflated footballs on Tuesday. The display item isn't for sale. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)  (The Associated Press)

  • Bill Sarris, the owner of Sarris Candy, takes the cover from the "deflated" chocolate football called a "Bradie" Ball that is beside other football themed chocolates at the store in in Canonsburg, Pa. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Sarris says they came up with the idea to poke fun at the controversy surrounding under-inflated footballs on Tuesday.  The display item isn't for sale.  (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Bill Sarris, the owner of Sarris Candy, takes the cover from the "deflated" chocolate football called a "Bradie" Ball that is beside other football themed chocolates at the store in in Canonsburg, Pa. on Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Sarris says they came up with the idea to poke fun at the controversy surrounding under-inflated footballs on Tuesday. The display item isn't for sale. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)  (The Associated Press)

A Pennsylvania candy maker is getting a big kick out of the New England Patriots' scandal over some deflated footballs.

The (Washington) Observer-Reporter (http://bit.ly/1wzxQsz ) reports that Bill Sarris had his Canonsburg staff make a chocolate football with a big dent in the side. It's not for sale, but he posted it on Facebook as a joke.

It's named the Bradie ball. That's B-R-A-D-I-E to avoid any legal issues.

The picture's caption says, "Net weight 13 lbs ... Oops! We meant 11.2 lbs."

The Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady have been accused of using underinflated footballs in the AFC Championship game. They play Sunday in the Super Bowl.

Sarris won't explain how the chocolate got its deflated appearance.

He says only, "You'll have to ask the Patriots how they did it."

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Information from: Observer-Reporter, http://www.observer-reporter.com