The New England Patriots reportedly dished out some self-discipline of their very own within the fallout of the controversy surrounding a movie crew recording the Cincinnati Bengals sideline for what the staff says was for an episode of their net sequence “Do Your Job.”
The Patriots suspended the videographer who was recording the sideline, the Boston Globe reported Sunday, citing a league supply. Dave Mondillo, an worker of Kraft Sports activities and Leisure, was recognized as the one that was filming the Bengals sideline final week because the staff performed the Cleveland Browns. The Patriots mentioned the crew was profiling a complicated scout for the Web present.
New England admitted in an announcement final week that the crew member was filming the sideline.
“The sole purpose of the filming was to provide an illustration of an advance scout at work on the road,” a staff assertion mentioned. There was no intention of utilizing the footage for another function. We perceive and acknowledge that our video crew, which included unbiased contractors who shot the video, unknowingly violated a league coverage by filming the sphere and sideline from the press field.
“When questioned, the crew instantly turned over all footage to the league and cooperated absolutely. The manufacturing crew is unbiased of our soccer operation. Whereas conscious that one of many scouts was being profiled for a ‘Do Your Job’ episode, our soccer workers had no different involvement in any respect within the planning, filming or inventive choices made throughout the manufacturing of those options.
“We accept full responsibility for the actions of our production crew at the Browns-Bengals game.”
FOX Sports activities NFL insider Jay Glazer revealed video exhibiting the Bengals safety guard confronting the Patriots’ videographers over the sideline filming. The videographer mentioned he didn’t know he wasn’t allowed to movie the sideline and requested the safety guard if he may delete the footage.
Glazer reported that the Bengals safety introduced over NFL safety and the video was confiscated and given to the league.
In accordance with CBS Sports activities, the Patriots could possibly be going through a lack of a draft choose and a hefty advantageous over the footage.