Patriots Respond to ESPN’s Report on Roger Goodell, Deflategate and Spygate

September 8, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New England Patriots offered a strong rebuke Tuesday following an ESPN report that covered a wide range of topics, including Deflategate, Spygate and the relationship between the organization and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.  
Ben Volin of the Boston Globe provided a statement from the Patriots, which firmly denied allegations of taping opponents' practices or walkthroughs. The team also denounced the propagation of "unfounded, unwarranted and, quite frankly, unbelievable allegations":
The Patriots clearly take offense to the fact these continued investigations are tarnishing the legacies of head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady despite uncovering results they consider "myths, conjecture and rumors."
Don Van Natta Jr. and Seth Wickersham previously highlighted the results of an examination from Outside the Lines and ESPN the Magazine.
The probe found the punishments handed out to both the Patriots organization—$1 million and two draft...

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