May 13, 2008: Matt Walsh met with Commissioner Goodell who said that he learned nothing new from Walsh.
May 8, 2008: Matt Walsh sent eight tapes to Commissioner Goodell that show the Patriots recording the play-calling signals of five opponents in six games between 2000 and 2002.
April 1, 2008: Owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick made the rounds at owners meetings apologizing for and explaining the videotaping scandal. In an emotional speech before NFL owners, Kraft and coach Belichick apologized for the franchise's involvement in the scandal.
April 1, 2008: Rule allowing defensive headsets passed by NFL owners. The vote was 25-7. A total of 24 votes were needed to pass the proposal. The Patriots were one club that helped sway the vote. The team voted against a similar proposal last year, but voted for it this year. The proposal last year garnered 22 votes.
September 12, 2007: Belichick apologizes "to everyone who has been affected."
December 18, 2006: CBS analyst Charley Casserly alleges that Patriots were warned by League to stop using a camera to steal opposing signals.
Here are the games included in the tapes turned over by Matt Walsh to the NFL, according to a letter sent by Walsh's attorney, Michael Levy:
Tapes 2-3:Miami defensive and offensive signals (Oct. 7, 2001)
The Patriots lost 30-10 at Miami. The Pats gained 149 total yards and fell to 6-14 overall under Belichick. (They're 99-26 since.) In a Dec. 22 rematch, the Pats gained 313 yards and didn't commit a turnover, winning 20-13 to improve to 10-5. Miami had three turnovers.
Tapes 6-7:Signals vs. Pittsburgh (Jan. 27, 2002)
In the AFC Championship Game at Pittsburgh, the Patriots were nine-point underdogs, and Tom Brady was knocked out with an injured leg in the first half. However, Drew Bledsoe came in and led the Pats to a 24-17 win, thanks to a Troy Brown 55-yard TD punt return and a 60-yard return of a blocked FG for a TD. The Patriots intercepted Steelers QB Kordell Stewart three times, and Pittsburgh running backs were held to just 19 yards.
Tape 8:Third camera vs. San Diego (Sept. 29, 2002)
New England lost at San Diego 21-14, its first loss of the season after a 3-0 start. Despite the loss, the Pats outgained the Chargers, 440-342. New England didn't play San Diego again until Oct. 2, 2005 and lost, 41-17.