Found December 03, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
After taking a ton of criticism from media and fans, Antonio Smith is attempting to clear the air. The Houston Texans defensive end accused Tom Brady and the New England Patriots of cheating their way to a victory on Sunday. He based this statement on the Patriots being able to move the ball successfully, even though the Texans threw in a new look defensively in preparation of the game. Of course, the Texans have lost 10 games in a row, so them not being very good might play a part in that. Though many don’t give the Pats the benefit of the doubt after Spygate in 2007, Smith wasn’t finding many friends with his claims, and he backpeddled on Monday..…Read more →

Houston Texans Antonio Smith blasts “suspicious” Patriots tactics

The Houston Texans fought hard and almost pulled off a stunning upset over the New England Patriots on Sunday. The 34-31 loss was the perfect sample size of the Texans season as they were close but not close enough to get it done. Defensive end Antonio Smith told a gathering of reporters that he smells a rat. “Either teams are spying on us or scouting us,” Smith said. “I’m...

Sorry, Antonio Smith: The New England Patriots didn’t cheat

When Antonio Smith of the Houston Texans questioned the tactics of the New England Patriots, it made for a quick, easy firestorm for fans to jump on. Long the target of opposing fans’ ire, Tom Brady put the kebosh on that talk with a simple statement: We played better. And he’s right. The Patriots did play better and even with their checkered past in following the NFL rules,...

Texans' Antonio Smith sorry for saying 'spying' about Patriots

Houston defensive end Antonio Smith is apologizing for using the word ''spying'' about New England, but isn't exactly backing down from the accusations he made after the Texans' loss to the Patriots. On Sunday after Houston's 34-31 loss, Smith told reporters that the Texans had some new wrinkles in their defense and it was ''miraculous''...

NFL won’t look into whether the Patriots spied on the Texans

    Even though Texans defensive end Antonio Smith believes the Patriots may have been spying on them,  the NFL doesn’t plan on looking into it,  according to Jeff Howe. A league spokesman told me there is no investigation into any alleged spying scandal based on Antonio Smith's comments. — Jeff Howe (@jeffphowe) December 2, 2013 I think...

Antonio Smith Accuses the Patriots of Cheating--cover32

Antonio Smith Accuses the Patriots of Cheating--cover32: When will Spygate ever go away?  When will Spygate ever go away? It’s been six years but there is no sign of it ever going away. Whenever you have a conversation with someone that isn’t a Patriots fan, they immediately bring up Spygate as an excuse to why their favorite team lost or why they’re so jealous of New England...

Texans Antonio Smith Accuses Patriots of Cheating?

Antonio Smith is basically alleging that the New England Patriots pulled the 2013 version on "Spy Gate" in which the Pats got caught spying on the Jets during their practices during the 2007 season. That got old Billy Boy and the Brady Bunch a little angry as they pursued perfection only to fall short to the other New York team in the Giants in the Super Bowl, ending their...

Belichick says Texans are mad because they keep losing to Pats

Houston Texans' defensive end Antonio Smith's post-game comments have been the talk of the day.After falling to the Patriots in Reliant Stadium, 34-31, Smith accused the Patriots of essentially cheating with a thinly veiled reference to spygate.The Texans' DE asserted that the Patriots made half-time adjustments which were "suspicious". It was obviously a desperate...

Antonio Smith Says He Was ‘Joking’ About Spying Accusations Against Patriots, Calls Himself ‘Spontaneous and Witty’

Antonio Smith may be spontaneous and witty, if that’s what he’s going to be calling himself, but there are a few other adjectives that can be used to describe him after he went out of his way to knock the Patriots following their victory over the Texans on Sunday. Smith has now pulled back from some of his postgame comments, saying he was joking when he accused the Patriots of...

Antonio Smith accuses Patriots of spying on their defense

Photo via NESN.comJust mere hours after losing to the Patriots, Texans DE Antonio Smith is already calling foul play.According to Smith, the Texans added new wrinkles to their defense to combat Brady and the Pats’ offense, but the Patriots knew they were coming before they happened.I'm very suspicious. I just think it will be a big coincidence if that just happened by chance...

Tom Brady moving on from comments made by Antonio Smith

Antonio Smith said that he was ” very suspicious” of some adjustments that the Patriots were making offensively to shifts along the Texans defense. Tom Brady  says he’s been through this before “We’ve kind of been through a lot of this before,” Brady told the “Dennis & Callahan show” on WEEI sports radio in Boston. “I don’t really think much of it, truthfully...

Tom Brady dismisses Antonio Smith's accusatory comments

The Patriots looked like night and day between their performances in the first and second half in Houston on Sunday, and that made Texans defensive end Antonio Smith a bit skeptical. Smith insinuated that the Patriots might be spying on the Texans, saying that it was “very suspicious” that Brady and the offense was able to adjust so well to the Texans’ defensive calls in the...

Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith thinks the New England Patriots were spying on his team

The New England Patriots beat the Houston Texans 34-31 on Sunday, December 1st.  With that close of a game, suspicions have been raised about the Patriots possibly cheating. According to […]

Video: Antonio Smith now says he was just joking

Oh. OK... RT @taniaganguli: Antonio Smith now says he was jokingly saying the Patriots must have been spying. #Texans— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) December 3, 2013Sure you were, Antonio. Sure you were.

Belicheat and Cheating Cheatriots Back At It

According to Texans defensive end Antonio Smith, anyway. The Patriots had to make another second half comeback yesterday, as they trailed Houston 17-7 at halftime, but rallied in the second half for a 34-31 road victory. Following the game, Smith said: “You can tell they changed their scheme in the second half. It just seems miraculous to me how they changed some things on offense...

Houston DL Raises Spectre Of Spying

Another bitter, beaten opponent accuses the Patriots of wrongdoing after tough loss. Houston DE Antonio Smith implied that the Patriots could have been spying on the Texans the way they beat them on Sunday.
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