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I say to give Belichick the Pete Rose treatment, nothing else will do and no one on that team can claim ignorance.

Patriots could face fine, loss or reduction of draft pick as NFL mulls penalties in video case

 

The NFL is likely to penalize the New England Patriots for their admitted violation of league video policy last weekend and is contemplating disciplinary measures in line with those imposed on teams in recent seasons for infractions of game-day rules, according to people familiar with the deliberations.

That could mean a fine in the hundreds of thousands of dollars and potentially the loss or reduction in value of a draft choice, typically a lower-level pick.

Among the precedents cited by one person with knowledge of recent discussions, the lowest fine was the $150,000 sanction imposed on the New York Giants in 2016 for Coach Ben McAdoo’s improper use of a walkie-talkie on the sideline during a game.

Most other fines for game-day violations by teams fell between that and the $350,000 penalty given to the Atlanta Falcons in 2015 for pumping artificial crowd noise into their stadium during games. The one outlier, in terms of severity, was the $1 million fine given to the Patriots in 2015 in the Deflategate case. The Patriots also were stripped of first- and fourth-round draft choices and quarterback Tom Brady was suspended for four games for his role, the NFL concluded, in improperly under-inflating footballs. Other cases with more modest penalties involved the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens.

The Patriots’ Deflategate penalty is the exception in the cases cited as precedents being studied by the league, and the NFL still does not seem to regard the evidence in this case as being as severe or as voluminous as that in the Spygate case with the Patriots in 2007.

The league has been “consistent on game-day violations” and that is likely to continue in this case, said one of the people familiar with the deliberations.

The NFL’s investigation is not complete and the penalties are not yet firmly set, however. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and other league leaders left this week’s owners’ meetings in Dallas and, rather than returning to New York, participated in labor negotiations with representatives of the NFL Players Association late in the week.

The deliberations on the Patriots case are expected to resume Sunday and could intensify early in the workweek. It’s not clear exactly when the NFL will make its decision and announce penalties, but the league is hopeful of a resolution soon.

The Patriots acknowledged that they violated league video policy last Sunday in Cleveland when a video crew working for them shot footage of the field and the Cincinnati Bengals’ sideline during the Bengals’ game against the Browns. The Patriots said the video crew unknowingly violated the rule while shooting an online feature on a scout for the team. Coach Bill Belichick and the Patriots have said their football operations department did not benefit from the footage and was not involved in the incident.

The Patriots face the Bengals on Sunday in Cincinnati.

Precedents:

YEAR TEAM FINE DRAFT PICK SUSPENSION
2015 Falcons $350,000 Lost 5th-rounder Pres. Rich McKay (3 months from comp. committee)
2015 Browns $250,000 none GM Ray Farmer (4 games)
2015 Patriots $1 million Lost 1st, 4th-rounders QB Tom Brady (4 games)
2016 Giants $150,000 4th-rounder dropped lower none (Coach Ben McAdoo fined $50,000)
2018 Ravens $200,000 none none

The NFL fined Belichick and the Patriots a total of $750,000 and stripped the team of a first-round draft choice in 2007 in the Spygate case, in which the team improperly videotaped opposing coaching signals.

It does not appear that the NFL is targeting Belichick or any members of the Patriots’ football staff for punishment in this case. One person familiar with the deliberations said the Patriots “acknowledged the violation” but suggested that no individual members of the organization are being viewed as repeat offenders under the sport’s competitive rules in this case.

Three of the cases cited as precedents came in 2015. The Falcons, in addition to their $350,000 fine in the crowd-noise case, were stripped of a fifth-round pick in the 2016 draft and their team president, Rich McKay, was suspended from the league’s competition committee for three months.

The Browns were fined $250,000 that year for General Manager Ray Farmer using a cellphone to send in-game text messages to the team’s coaches during the 2014 season. Farmer was suspended four games.

Brady and the NFLPA contested his four-game suspension in the Deflategate case in federal court but the league eventually prevailed and Brady served the suspension.

McAdoo was fined $50,000, in addition to the Giants’ $150,000 fine, in 2016 for his use of a walkie-talkie on the sideline to replace a malfunctioning communications system during a victory over the Dallas Cowboys. The Giants’ fourth-round draft pick in 2017 was dropped to the end of that round.

The Ravens were fined $200,000 in 2018 for having multiple players simultaneously on the field during the preseason with coach-to-player radio headsets in their helmets.

Goodell said at a news conference Wednesday at the conclusion of the owners’ meeting in Irving, Tex., that the Patriots’ videotaping history was a factor in this investigation. But the main factor, he said, is the evidence in this case.

“We’re going to be thorough,” Goodell said Wednesday. “We’re going to get all the facts and we’ll go from there.”

 


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When you get caught time and time again the punishment needs to more than the previous. So far the worst they've gotten for 3 violations was the first time they were caught. 

I say suspend BB the rest of the season and all of next, also the higher ups on NE with big fines and suspensions as well. They were already fined and had picks taken away, and that hasn't stopped them.

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Did you see how they cleverly tried to equate pumped in crowd noise, cell phone texts, extra helmet audio in the preseason, and walkie-talkies with the shit the Patriots have been doing? Not even close!

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None of the football operations part will be included ... so no repeat offenders ... so slap on the wrist ... sad

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Patriots statistics "against the spread" (ATS) for a decade.

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with the long list of serious infractions on the cheatriots resume, the nfl should come down on them with maximum force. they HAVE to consider the infamous track record of this regime and set a firm precedent that this shit has GOT to stop with them.

if they determine the complaint is legit, belicheat should be suspended for the rest of the season and playoffs. they should also have a significant draft pick forfeited. and they should send all the players mothers ugly vases full of thorns for valentines day. cuz if the fear of punishment wont stop them, moms fury will 


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59 minutes ago, Meathead said:

with the long list of serious infractions on the cheatriots resume, the nfl should come down on them with maximum force. they HAVE to consider the infamous track record of this regime and set a firm precedent that this shit has GOT to stop with them.

if they determine the complaint is legit, belicheat should be suspended for the rest of the season and playoffs. they should also have a significant draft pick forfeited. and they should send all the players mothers ugly vases full of thorns for valentines day. cuz if the fear of punishment wont stop them, moms fury will 

They already seriously damaged the integrity of the game during the original SpyGate and now we've learned that they never stopped. If something big doesn't happen then there's zero doubt that they've been cheating for Belichick's entire reign there. Belichick can't hide behind his employees and say he didn't know because you know damn well that he was using that footage.


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2 hours ago, SackMan518 said:

Did you see how they cleverly tried to equate pumped in crowd noise, cell phone texts, extra helmet audio in the preseason, and walkie-talkies with the shit the Patriots have been doing? Not even close!

Unca Rog Patriots apologists.

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30 minutes ago, thinwhiteduke said:

Big f☆ckin  deal.

Theyll still be in SB this year and possibly  next

You might be right.  Glad you bumped this(12  bot posts a day push things away far too quickly in my opinion).

That was posted what, 9 days ago and we have not heard a peep?  Well at least I haven't seen anything mentioned on here.  

Kraft has friends in very high(or low, depending on your point of view) places.  As I have exposed before,  Bibi Netenyahu(leader of Isreal) made a video announcing Kraft got the Israeli "Nobel Prize" (which Natalie Portman turned down the year before, due to his terrible crimes against humanity), and very recently he was standing directly next to a terrible executive order signed by President Trump, on behalf of Israel and against the free speech of Americans.  Kraft is clearly playing for the other team, when it comes to being a "Patriot".

Some folks may want to brush that off as coincidence, even though it's common knowledge who owns the entertainment/"news" oligopoly, but I am not going to.  

 

Here's a 1 minute vanilla video (no spin) about Kraft's award for fighting against Americans.  Check out who the first ever recipient of that award was(at the end of the video)  :

(also humorous that it mentions Portman, but not that she turned it down!)

 

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31 minutes ago, StraightJ said:

You might be right.  Glad you bumped this(12  bot posts a day push things away far too quickly in my opinion).

That was posted what, 9 days ago and we have not heard a peep?  Well at least I haven't seen anything mentioned on here.  

Kraft has friends in very high(or low, depending on your point of view) places.  As I have exposed before,  Bibi Netenyahu(leader of Isreal) made a video announcing Kraft got the Israeli "Nobel Prize" (which Natalie Portman turned down the year before, due to his terrible crimes against humanity), and very recently he was standing directly next to a terrible executive order signed by President Trump, on behalf of Israel and against the free speech of Americans.  Kraft is clearly playing for the other team, when it comes to being a "Patriot".

Some folks may want to brush that off as coincidence, even though it's common knowledge who owns the entertainment/"news" oligopoly, but I am not going to.  

Here's a 1 minute vanilla video (no spin) about Kraft's award for fighting against Americans.  Check out who the first ever recipient of that award was(at the end of the video)  :

(also humorous that it mentions Portman, but not that she turned it down!)

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heres something to ponder. The Patriots arent named after Americans. The Team is in Boston. A large Irish population since its origins.

 the Team is named after Irish Sympathizers to the English Crown in the 1700s

 

Irish Patriot Party

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Patriot_Party

 

The Irish Patriot Party was the name of a number of different political groupings in Ireland throughout the 18th century. They were primarily supportive of Whig concepts of personal liberty combined with an Irish identity that rejected full independence, but advocated strong self-government within the British Empire.

Due to the discriminatory penal laws, the Irish Parliament at the time was exclusively Anglican Protestant. Their main achievement was the Constitution of 1782, which gave Ireland legislative independence.

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5 minutes ago, thinwhiteduke said:

heres something to ponder. The Patriots arent named after Americans. The Team is in Boston. A large Irish population since its origins.

 the Team is named after Irish Sympathizers to the English Crown in the 1700s

Irish Patriot Party

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Patriot_Party

The Irish Patriot Party was the name of a number of different political groupings in Ireland throughout the 18th century. They were primarily supportive of Whig concepts of personal liberty combined with an Irish identity that rejected full independence, but advocated strong self-government within the British Empire.

Due to the discriminatory penal laws, the Irish Parliament at the time was exclusively Anglican Protestant. Their main achievement was the Constitution of 1782, which gave Ireland legislative independence.

Wow, thanks for that information.  I do not believe Ive read that anywhere before.  I guess it's rather appropriate for Kraft, coincidental(?) foreshadowing, unless the usual suspects were the original owners too and had a good laugh over the name.  


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-Syd Barrett, founder of Pink Floyd. Rolling Stone, December 1971

 

https://oathkeepers.org/about/

 

Europa: The last Battle is possibly the most useful documentary in existence in terms of understanding how society came to be like it currently is: https://search.bitchute.com/renderer?use=bitchute-json&name=Search&login=bcadmin&key=7ea2d72b62aa4f762cc5a348ef6642b8&query=Europa+The+Last+Battle

 

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My 2nd Adopt A Bill is Christian Wade(he gets an exemption and doesn't require a spot) :)

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