Developing news story: The NFL
has handed down the following
penalties to the Patriots for their
television crew filming the field
and Cincinnati sideline during
a December game between the
Bengals and Browns, per sources:
$1.1 million in club fines.
Loss of a third-round pick in the 2021 draft.
The Patriots' television production crews will
not be allowed to shoot any games during the
Senior club officials will have required
training on league operation and game policies.
In addition, David Mondillo, who was suspended
by the team at the time of the NFL investigation,
is banned from NFL facilities until further notice.
Prior to the league's discipline, Mondillo was
terminated by the Patriots.