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    Belichick: Patriots Wouldn't 'Knowingly' Spy on Opponents

    New England coach Bill Belichick said he had nothing to do with a team videographer filming the Cincinnati Bengals' sideline activities a week before this Sunday's game. He acknowledged his team is "competitive in every area," but said they wouldn't "knowingly, intentionally want to do anything that's across the line." The NFL is looking into the issue.

    Is this a big deal? Following the 2007 "Spygate" controversy in which Belichick was fined $500,000 and the Pats stripped of a draft pick over a similar incident, critics are calling for the league to "drop the hammer."

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