Patriots suspend videographer involved in controversial Spygate 2.0 incident

first_imgBill Belichick on @OMFonWEEI addresses report of Patriots video at Bengals Browns game.— WEEI (@WEEI) December 9, 2019 Colin DCunha FOX SPORTS EXCLUSIVE: @JayGlazer reveals footage of Patriots filming Bengals.— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) December 15, 2019 WATCH US LIVE The Bengals incident has mirrored the ‘Spygate’ incident that the Patriots were involved in, way back in 2007. Then, the Patriots were caught videotaping the New York Jets on the sidelines. A $500,000 fine was levied on Patriots coach Bill Belichick after the incident came to light. The Patriots were also fined $250,000 and were docked the team’s first-round pick in the 2008 draft. Also Read | Tom Brady’s Exit Fueled By Speculation; 5 Potential NFL Teams For Patriots QBIt remains to be seen what punishment is meted out to the New England Patriots by the NFL this time around. There has been speculation that the Patriots could be handed a heavy fine. This fine could also accompany the loss of a low-level draft pick, once the NFL completes its investigation into what has now been termed as ‘Spygate 2.0′. Also Read | Bill Belichick Reveals An Interesting Anecdote About Rob Gronkowski’s Pre-Draft Visit LIVE TV NFL: Patriots suspend Spygate 2.0 videographerDave Mondillo is the man in question. Mondillo is a longtime full-time employee of Kraft Sports and Entertainment, headed by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft. When the incident first came to light, the Patriots claimed that the staff was recording footage for a behind-the-scenes video series called “Do Your Job”. The series features on the Patriots’ official website and provides a glimpse into the day-to-day lives of the New England Patriots staff. Also Read | Patriots Vs Chiefs: Tom Brady And Co Booed Off Home Field During Loss Against Chiefs Last Updated: 16th December, 2019 12:23 IST Patriots Suspend Videographer Involved In Controversial Spygate 2.0 Incident The New England Patriots were caught in controversy ahead of Week 15. A member of the Patriots staff was caught filming the Cincinnati Bengals in Cleveland.center_img First Published: 16th December, 2019 12:23 IST COMMENT SUBSCRIBE TO US The New England Patriots grabbed headlines in Week 15 even before kickoff. The reason? A member of the New England Patriots staff was caught filming the Patriots’ Week 15 opponents Cincinnati Bengals during their game against the Cleveland Browns last week. The filming of the Bengals was in direct violation of NFL policy as the Patriots failed to inform the Bengals and the NFL of the recorded footage. While the New England Patriots did admit to violating NFL policy, they have now taken the decision to suspend the videographer who took footage of the Bengals. Also Read | New England Patriots Caught In Spygate 2.0, Admit To Violating NFL Policy In Bengals’ Game Written By FOLLOW USlast_img

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