Patriots ball attendant was just going to the bathroom; in there for only 90 seconds

Patriots ball attendant was just going to the bathroom; in there for only 90 seconds

[Ed. – Remember a few days ago when that title would have made no sense to you?  Those were the days.]

The Jay Glazer report from earlier stated that the “NFL has zeroed in on a locker room attendant [with the]Patriots who allegedly took balls from officials locker room to another area on way to field. Sources say they have interviewed him and additionally have video. Still gauging [sic] if any wrong doing occurred with him but he is strong person of interest.”

It was poorly phrased and was laden with heavy words and implications of pending guilt.

Pro Football Talk has more to add on the subject:

First, per a league source, the other “area on way to field” is a bathroom. …

Second, according to the same source, the person carried two bags of balls into the bathroom: the 12 balls to be used by the Patriots and the 12 balls to be used by the Colts.

Third, from the same source, the evidence comes from a surveillance video that was discovered by the Patriots and given to the NFL early in the investigation.

Fourth, again from the same source, the video shows the employee in the bathroom for approximately 90 seconds.

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