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Ex-Patriots Staffer Turns Over Gridiron Spygate Videos

But Rams' Super Bowl practice tape isn't there
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 8, 2008 7:03 AM CDT
Ex-Patriots Staffer Turns Over Gridiron Spygate Videos
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick talks with reporters during a news conference at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. in this Sept. 5, 2007 file photo.    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

(Newser) – A former New England Patriots assistant has given the NFL eight videotapes showing that the Pats broke the rules by recording rival teams' play-calling signals—but the rumored tape of the St. Louis Rams isn't among them, the New York Times reports. There had been reports that the worker had a video of the Rams' practice the day before the 2002 Super Bowl.

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The tapes show the signals of offensive and defensive coaches of five different teams in regular-season games. The Patriots were caught last season taping the Jets in the season opener, for which they've already been fined $750,000 and docked a first-round draft pick. The NFL's commissioner hasn't ruled out imposing more penalties on the Pats and coach Bill Belichick after he examines the new tapes. (Read more New England Patriots stories.)

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