Commissioner promises thorough investigation of the Patriots for cheating

Patriots acknowledges to have filmed the players from Cincinnati the Ball in their game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. the NFL's commissioner, Roger

Commissioner promises thorough investigation of the Patriots for cheating

Patriots acknowledges to have filmed the players from Cincinnati the Ball in their game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

the NFL's commissioner, Roger Goodell, promises to make a thorough investigation of the NFL's New England Patriots for possible cheating.

It informs he to a meeting in the league in Dallas on the night of Thursday.

- We are looking at it. We are going to be thorough and take our time.

- We must be sure that we have explored everything before we cut down a verdict, says Roger Goodell, according to the AFP news agency.

on Monday, it was revealed that a camera crew from the Patriots filmed the players from Cincinnati the Ball in their game against the Cleveland Browns 8. december - just a week before the Patriots' struggle against just the Ball.

It is illegal according to league rules.

the Patriots acknowledged it in a press release Tuesday, in which the team wrote, that it was made in the context of a documentary about one of the team talentspejdere.

According to the Super Bowl-winners from last season's well-known our behind the documentary is not to the rules, but the Patriots are taking full responsibility for produktionsholdets actions.

the Team's coach, Bill they are third, says on the night of Thursday, according to the news agency Reuters that the team does not have anything to do with the recordings.

the Episode evokes bad memories for the New England Patriots, who were found guilty in a similar case from 2007, with the moniker "Spygate".

at the Time led the Patriots coach, Bill they are third, a fine of 500,000 dollars - equivalent to 3.4 million Danish kroner - after the Patriots were caught filming divisionsrivalerne the New York Jets and the Green Bay Packers.

in Addition got the team a fine of 250,000 dollar and deprived of his first choice in the second half of the year after.

Roger Goodell said to the meeting, to the previous case, of course, is a factor in the present study.

the NFL commissioner would not disclose whether the investigation will be finished before the season is over.

the Season ends with the Super Bowl 3. February 2020.

the New England Patriots were also convicted of cheating in another case with the nickname "Deflategate" in 2015.

Here was the team's quarterback Tom Brady to a quarantine of four dates to have known, that there was a closed air out of the balls, as the team played with a shortened season against the Indianapolis Colts in 2015.

in Addition got the team stripped of a førsterundevalg in the second half of the year after and a fjerderundevalg in the second half of 2017. It's also got a fine of a million dollars.

/ritzau/

Updated Date: 12 December 2019, 04:00

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