Brendan Marks, Tue, 08 Sep 2015 15:04:00 GMT
in a bombshell of a report released tuesday, espn’s don van natta jr. and seth wickersham reported – citing interviews with 90 sources and primary documents – that bill belichick and the patriots videotaped opposing teams’ signals from 40 different games from 2000 through 2007.
One of those games, of course, was Super Bowl XXXVI, in which ESPN notes the Patriots were in position on every newly-installed red zone play called by the Rams late in the game.
The thesis of the story is that the recent Deflategate punishment levied on the Patriots was a “make-up call” of sorts after the NFL – and more specifically commissioner Roger Goodell – allegedly covered up the findings in the Spygate drama back in 2008.
Tim, Jim and Doug read several portions of the report on The Ryan Kelley Morning After on Tuesday, and discussed it in-depth for the better portion of an hour.
Listen to the complete segment here: