BET ON CHICAGO had a blast welcoming back Kevin Bryant, author of ‘Spies on the Sidelines: The High Stakes World of NFL Espionage’ to do a deep-dive on the 15th anniversary of the Patriots SpyGate controversy.
Sep.9, 2007, the Patriots are accused of spying on opponents practices (2:14), Ground Zero for the NFL’s influence on the game and the conduct of his players and coaches (3:55), Did Belichick’s failure in the 90’s spurn him to find the grey area’s of competitive advantage? (6:00)
Patriots Vs Rams: the 2000 Super Bowl (9:30), Kevin walks us through what happened the weeks leading up to Spygate being revealed to the public (15:56), Eric Mangini’s role in Spygate (19:40)
The lost/burned video tapes (28:25), Deflate-Gate: A Breakdown (42:35), Spygate’s influence on technology in the NFL the last 10 years (48:15)
And we wrap up the show discussing the unseen battleground for tech-supremacy today in the NFL!
I learned SO MUCH in this pod and a lot of questions were answered. Did the Patriots cheat? Listen and find out!