Report: Colts still sweep Patriots’ visiting locker room for bugs
Peyton Manning used to worry that the New England Patriots were spying on him when he visited Gillette Stadium as a member of the Indianapolis Colts. Apparently that paranoia is shared throughout the entire organization to this day.
According to Bob Kravitz of WTHR.com, the Colts still sweep the visiting locker room at Gillette Stadium to see if it has been bugged.
I don't know if the Patriots bug visiting lockerrooms or not, but I've been told the Colts still sweep for bugs when they go to Gillette.
— Bob Kravitz (@bkravitz) August 21, 2015
Kravitz noted that it is unlikely the Colts have ever found anything, or they almost certainly would have reported it to the league. And if Deflategate taught us anything, it’s that the public would find out if the Colts thought they busted the Pats in the act.
If the Colts have been sweeping a locker room for listening devices for a decade and never turned up anything, it proves that Bill Belichick is completely in the heads of his opponents. Tony Dungy confirmed on Thursday that Manning and former Colts offensive coordinator Tom Moore used to leave the locker room and go into another area (wouldn’t the Patriots have that bugged, too?) to discuss strategy.
Unless someone has some actual evidence of the Patriots spying on opposing teams in the locker room, I think Rodney Harrison summarized the latest allegations against his former quite well.