Smash It, Shred It, Wipe It: The Tom Brady Guide to Destroying Text Messages

Tom Brady’s four-game suspension has angered many Patriots fans, who’ve since questioned the decision. The 20-page ruling by the NFL revealed that the quarterback had his cellphone destroyed, the very cellphone NFL investigators wanted to look at to see if Brady had ordered the footballs deflated.
Which begs the question: what are the best ways to destroy text messages forever? According to Ben Levitan, an engineer who specializes in the design of cellphone networks, you have three options. You can use a magnet to destroy the memory of a phone, overwrite your texts in your phone's memory space, or destroy the phone's chip which will also result in memory loss.