As far as some of the Jets see it, the underinflated footballs saga is just the Patriots being the Patriots.
Vague injury reports. Spygate. Signing players with intel on opponents. And now, an open NFL investigation into whether the team cheated during its AFC championship win.
According to a couple of players, there’s something fishy going on up in New England.
Spygate 2? Another brewing controversy for the Jets? Not so fast.
Who could forget Spygate, the 2007 saga involving Bill Belichick, New York’s defensive calls on New England video tape and heavy fines levied by the NFL? Well, it sounds like former Jets coach Eric Mangini would take a mulligan on it.
The Supreme Court won’t review a decision throwing out a lawsuit stemming from the Patriots’ 2007 “Spygate” scandal. The high court on Monday refused to revive a Jets fan’s class-action lawsuit against their football archrivals and coach, Bill Belichick.
A New Jersey lawyer wants the nation’s top court to review his lawsuit stemming from the New England Patriots’ 2007 “Spygate” incident.
The NFL fined the Denver Broncos and coach Josh McDaniels $50,000 each because the team’s video operations director broke league rules by filming a San Francisco 49ers practice in London last month.
Once the game’s over, Browns coach Eric Mangini and Patriots boss Bill Belichick will meet somewhere near the 50-yard line and face yet another of those painfully awkward moments with the whole football world watching.