Tom Brady jersey culprit may have Von Miller Super Bowl 50 gear, too

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Once is an accident. Twice is a trend. Three times is a way of life.

The member of the international media who has emerged as a primary suspect in the Tom Brady jersey heist didn’t steal things only at Super Bowl XLIX and Super Bowl LI. The person apparently also stole things at the Super Bowl that occurred in between those two games.

Via Jay Glazer of FOX, the culprit also may have stolen Broncos linebacker Von Miller’s helmet after Super Bowl 50.

With three straight Super Bowls resulting in the theft of items from three straight Super Bowl MVPs, the question becomes whether MVPs or other key players from Super Bowl XLVIII or prior Super Bowls had things stolen.

Whether Malcolm Smith, Joe Flacco, Eli Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees, Santonio Holmes, or any other MVPs, it makes sense to ask each of them whether they had anything bogarted from the Super Bowl.

84 responses to “Tom Brady jersey culprit may have Von Miller Super Bowl 50 gear, too

  1. A helmet and cleats? A jersey seems like a simple enough thing to lift but how did the crack NFL security team miss someone getting out with a helmet and cleats?

  2. For the love of God who is it?

    Was it The {Former} Most Interesting Man in the World? Was he supplementing his retirement from Dos Equis? Stay Thirsty.

  3. $5 million to investigate whether footballs get smaller if they are wet and cold, $0 to protect SB MVPs from international theft rings. Again: how does Goodell have a job?

  4. Never even heard about this.

    This guy is likely going to jail for quite sometime. While the jailing is justified, it does indicate that our priorities as a country are potentially misguided. There are clearly much more important things for law enforcement agencies to attend to.

    The loss of equipment is significant to the owners, NFL, and HOF, but it doesn’t have any real impact on the players lives.

  5. Maybe, all the aforementioned players felt that law enforcement and the FBI, had a lot more important issues with which to deal, than stolen paraphanalia ???

  6. “stay classy, mexico”

    Yeah because there aren’t plenty of thieves in this country, starting with our current president and his cronies right at the top.

  7. Does he have the jerseys from the minisoda players commemorating their historic collapse of being the only team in league history to twice start the season 5-0 and miss the playoffs?

  8. arrest, try and convict goodell

    he bans the barstool sports guys from media row, but
    allows some thief from mexico to pose and steal.

    trump will have a field day with this

  9. @JaminJake

    Not disagreeing our priorities are often backwards with regard to things like this, but do we know what the penalty is yet to speculate significant jail time? Probably need more info before we can begin making assumptions like that.

    I’m sure it’s not something as small as pay a fine and go home, but I’d hope that the person is not rotting behind bar for consecutive years. At the end of the day, it’s not like anyone was killed. It’s some memorabilia (albeit, rare and one of a kind), but memorabilia and that’s it .

  10. I for one am glad Tom got his jerseys back. Even though he has everything, I guarantee you they have meaning to him. I still have the golf ball from my only ace. I don’t look at it much, but when I do it brings back great memories from a happy day.

  11. Three years in a row the same person gets credentialed and gets into the post game locker room at a time when media is not allowed in yet. Three years in a row, he steals valuable property and gets away. Sorry, but there is only one person in the world I can think of to blame for that, and he wears a clown nose.

  12. All that manpower to find a jersey right? Forget missing people, murders and all…go find that jersey!! Just like Trump, this country has its priorities all wrong.

  13. ….and Brady, you can stop your crying now. Is there any QB least liked than Brady? I don’t think so.

  14. nhpats says:
    Mar 20, 2017 12:02 PM
    That Chippy is certainly proving to be quite the rascal!
    =====================

    Might need to go to (randy) Roxbury and mull (man) that one over at the beach side (james).

  15. How hard is it to secure that stuff? Seriously. MVP takes off equipment, puts it in a bag, and the bag is secured by a known member of the security staff.

    I find it very unlikely that one person acting alone managed to gain entry to a restricted access area for 3 separate super bowls and find the opportunity to secretly abscond with potentially valuable/historic equipment from the MVP players who are getting the most attention after each game.

  16. God I hope this makes the NFL close off the locker room for player safety. It’s kind of ridiculous that they have live cameras filming men in towels. Besides, what kind of valuable insight has ever been gleaned from these post game interviews? Just another chance for Fox to sell some beer and trucks.

  17. So while the NFL spent millions chasing the fictitious removal of a butterfly’s fart worth of air that was easily explained by science and the rest of paranoid nation is trembling over the possibility of some NE mole tunneling into their locker rooms to steal playbooks they never bothered to look at who else is in the locker rooms.

    Priorities people.

  18. When Mexico sends their media, they aren’t sending their best, okay? They’re sending thieves and criminals. And some, I assume, are good people.

  19. FinFan68 says:
    Mar 20, 2017 12:20 PM
    How hard is it to secure that stuff? Seriously. MVP takes off equipment, puts it in a bag, and the bag is secured by a known member of the security staff.

    I find it very unlikely that one person acting alone managed to gain entry to a restricted access area for 3 separate super bowls and find the opportunity to secretly abscond with potentially valuable/historic equipment from the MVP players who are getting the most attention after each game.

    Spot on! Whoever did this had the blessing if not full assistance from an NFL office connected individual. Add this to the ball stealing official and we now have a clear pattern. Sad that people were willing to believe the lies about framegeate when it is crystal clear that it was an inside job.

  20. justbegbaby says:
    Mar 20, 2017 12:13 PM

    I for one am glad Tom got his jerseys back. Even though he has everything, I guarantee you they have meaning to him. I still have the golf ball from my only ace. I don’t look at it much, but when I do it brings back great memories from a happy day.
    ______________
    I was with my buddy when he got his only hole-in-one. He framed the scorecard and has it hanging in his office.
    Whenever I look at it, it reminds me that I was really drunk and scored a 111 that day 😐.

  21. NFL memorabilia is pouring over our borders like candy bars. If only we could invent something that would stop things from moving illegally from one country to another.

  22. gauchosporlife says:
    Mar 20, 2017 12:15 PM
    All that manpower to find a jersey right? Forget missing people, murders and all…go find that jersey!! Just like Trump, this country has its priorities all wrong

    Ummm, sure pal. So if someone stole your car worth 100s of thousands of dollars, you’d want the cops to just blow it off right? Most SJWs think like that. Until it’s THEIR property.

  23. harrisonhits2 says:

    Yeah because there aren’t plenty of thieves in this country, starting with our current president and his cronies right at the top.
    ===================================

    It’s spring. You snowflakes should be starting to melt by now.

  24. It’s spring. You snowflakes should be starting to melt by now.
    ———
    What, you have to be a snowflake to recognize how corrupt and ridiculous the current potus is? Not by a long shot. You have to be a complete moron NOT to recognize it. He’s an embarrassment. So are the Americans who still defend him.

  25. brendafortheboyz says:
    Mar 20, 2017 11:58 AM
    Maybe, all the aforementioned players felt that law enforcement and the FBI, had a lot more important issues with which to deal, than stolen paraphanalia ???
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    In total, this could be $millions in thefts. If this were cash, how would you feel? The thief is a felon.

  26. “See if he stole Pete Carrol’s common sense ……..”

    The common sense that has made the Seahawks one of the best teams in the NFL since 2012…OK!

  27. People coming to the U.S. from Mexico and stealing what doesn’t belong to them … par for the course.

  28. 1st off – How after 1 MVP’s jersey was taken then a 2nd taken did they NOT see they needed a full secure system for players coming in from the Super Bowl!!?! To allow it 3 times is pathetic. The players need have a full proof way of protecting their gear.
    But let’s get real….jail time….Pah-lease. It’s 3 jerseys helmet and cleats. It’ll be a 5-10k fine and loss of all NFL media for the person and probably the paper he/she wrote for. Those asking for jail time are out of your skull. Last…it’s sad the FBI and so many law enforcement officers would spend so much time on a jersey….my god! There’s gotta be more pressing things in this world they could be doing to help than that…trust me …when your house gets robbed and you lose everything your local police won’t spend 1 minute looking for it…but a football jersey…stop everything! Pathetic

  29. The guy had plenty of money, he didn’t need to steal the jersey. Therefore, no crime was committed. Goodall will interview him and slap his wrist with a 4 game suspension.

  30. “See if he stole Pete Carrol’s common sense …….

    The common sense that has made the Seahawks one of the best teams in the NFL since 2012…OK!”

    You know this comment is true but still highly downvoted..JEALOUS alert! Seahawks and Patriots have the most regular season wins since 2012..Keep hatin!

  31. Just shows you how incompetent Goodell is.
    Multiple thefts over the years and they did not increase security after the first couple of incidents.

  32. Rolo Tomassi says:
    Mar 20, 2017 12:31 PM
    I thought for sure it was Mark Wahlberg
    ~~~~~~~~~~
    Nah, man. That dude left early when it seemed hopeless for his beloved Patriots. You know, because his kid was “sick”. Because he couldn’t take the ridicule of a bad loss, he now has to live with that decision (yeah, it was likely a BS excuse) and admit he walked out on the greatest superbowl comeback and only overtime game. But you know he will still say “I was at that game” while conveniently omitting what he did.

    I still find it humorous that the Patriots won that game and never led for even 1 second

  33. I believe Pats have to play in Mexico this season. Hope they watch the equipment better. When Mexicans bring our loaded tractor trailers over the border for us to pick up, they always steal the lights and glad hand seals and strip off what they can. Ask any truck driver that picks up in Laredo or Otay.

  34. you’re an idiot if you think its no big deal and the police and FBI should be working on “more important issues” -This is grand larceny (over 1 million dollars in value) for the items reported to be stolen in 3 super bowls. This is exactly what they should be working on.
    However, what I find unacceptable is the fact that this scumbag thief has been caught and for some ungodly reason, he/she is not identified.

  35. How hard is it to stash something in a backpack? Amazing the crack security staff didn’t check them.

  36. another website showed the culprit and

    Grab and go: Footage from the New England Patriots locker room shows the man accused of stealing Tom Brady’s Super Bowl jersey before and after the theft (left entering locker room at 10:04pm and right exiting with shirt at 10:18pm)

    so if the media was let in at 10:17 how did he get in at 10:04PM? Unnamed sources are the worst.

  37. “So what happens when they start digging tunnels under the wall?”

    Right! or when they swim around it…Its basically going to 25 billion down the toilet

  38. Tom Brady’s jersey isn’t worth a cup of warm spit to anyone with more than a half of brain.

  39. Mexico has stated that there has been no crimes committed and that this is a US problem as it is legal for non-US citizens to enter the US and take things back to Mexico, as it has been condoned for decades now.

  40. What a waste of government resources. Hey FBI, did you ever locate the bike someone stole out of my yard as a kid?

  41. It’s spring. You snowflakes should be starting to melt by now.
    ==================================
    What does politics have to do w/the theft of Super Bowl memorabilia? VERY valuable Super Bowl memorabilia, I might add.

    Those of you who see this as “No Big Deal” and ask “Why is the FBI involved?

    Items stolen were valued in excess of $500.000.00 & were taken from the country, that is why the FBI was involved.

  42. magnusthe1st says:
    Mar 20, 2017 12:13 PM
    @JaminJake

    Not disagreeing our priorities are often backwards with regard to things like this, but do we know what the penalty is yet to speculate significant jail time? Probably need more info before we can begin making assumptions like that.

    I’m sure it’s not something as small as pay a fine and go home, but I’d hope that the person is not rotting behind bar for consecutive years. At the end of the day, it’s not like anyone was killed. It’s some memorabilia (albeit, rare and one of a kind), but memorabilia and that’s it .

    ————————-

    Regardless of what the stolen property was exactly its its monetary value that counts.

    It will be whatever the penalty is for moving a half million dollars of stolen property accross state lines and an international border.

    What he can hope for is the NFL wanting to downplay any factors (especially if any of their employees was involved in helping the guy get in/out) and trying to not have charges pressed too hard. But I think the Patriots would have to be agreeable to that since (correct me if I am wrong) they are the actual owners of the property that was stolen. (I think its the team that owns it not Brady)

  43. “What a waste of government resources. Hey FBI, did you ever locate the bike someone stole out of my yard as a kid?”

    Were you in the habit of stuffing your bike’s tires with hundreds of thousands of dollars? If not, then no, they won’t look for it.

    Let me ask you this – turn that bike into a Bentley or Rolls Royce and then let me know if you’d want the cops to look for it.

  44. jjfootball says:
    Mar 20, 2017 5:50 PM
    Broncos, and Patriots gear, what better way to start a fire!
    ==========================

    My favorite football related fire starter is either to ask a 12 a legit football question or anything about the ‘Hawks pre 2012 then stand back while spontaneous combustion takes place.

  45. “Well, I’ll tell you officers, you can look all you want but there’s no a single football in this whole house!”

    – Cam Newton

  46. What happened to all that NFL “integrity” Goodell saved with his “deflategate” debacle? I’m glad Brady mentioned the theft to Kraft with the media in earshot or we’d never know this has been going on for years.

  47. Love how the Pats fans have found religion.

    So what if Brady deflated balls, he would have won without deflating. There is no crime here.

    So what if the guy stole the jersey, even if he is wealthy enough and didn’t need the money. Send in the FBI!!!

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