Patriots Admit to Recording Cincinnati Bengals' Sideline
Patriots Admit to Recording Cincinnati Bengals' Sideline.
The New England Patriots are no strangers to filming controversies.
The Patriots admitted that they were filming during the game between the Bengals and the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
The film crew was credentialed by Cleveland to shoot video for the Patriots' web series, 'Do Your Job.'.
New England did not inform the Bengals or the NFL that they would be filming the game.
We are aware of the incident, and we are aware it is being investigated by NFL Security.
We will have no further comment.
, Cincinnati Bengals, via statement.
The Patriots and Bengals play this Sunday.
The sole purpose of the filming was to provide an illustration of an advance scout at work on the road.
There was no intention of using the footage for any other purpose.
, New England Patriots, via statement.
The Patriots were forced to forfeit their 2008 first-round draft pick and coach Bill Belichick was fined $500,000.
After the team was caught videotaping the New York Jets' defensive playcalls from the sideline in 2007