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In news that will undoubtedly cause everyone outside New England to break out their tinfoil hats and likely cause Bill Belichick to warmly smile to himself in the privacy of his own locker room, the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff notified the NFL that they were hearing the Patriots radio broadcast in their headsets during the team’s season opener at New England.

Of course, with the media-driven summer-long sports seminar on The Ethics of the New England Patriots’ Deflated Footballs and ESPN’s recent expose on all the ways that the Patriots reportedly bent the rules in their favor over the years, stuff like this, while MOST LIKELY UNINTENTIONAL AND IN NO WAY THE WORK OF DARK BELICHICKIAN MAGIC, ends up looking slightly suspicious to those prone to paranoia.

Of course, Twitter was quick to speculate on the whole matter:



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