Both the jersey worn in Brady's fifth league championship over the Atlanta Falcons, and the one he'd worn two years earlier when the team topped the Seattle Seahawks, were recovered "in the possession of a credentialed member of the global media", the NFL said in a statement.
A helmet believed to belong to Von Miller, the Most Valuable Player at the 2016 Super Bowl won by the Denver Broncos, was also recovered, according to United States reports.
The newspaper issued a statement, saying Ortega had stepped down from his position on March 14.
A Houston police report and Goldin Auctions valued the jersey at $500,000.
Hopefully, this dissuades journalists from trying similar moves in the future.
The morning after the Super Bowl, Brady told reporters why he was so bummed out about the missing jersey.
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The field for the STP 500 for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will be set by the rule book. "That is really where we are at". Both drivers get little time at home these days, as they travel the country from track to track.
In the video, New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick was seen entering the locker room, followed by other team personnel.
"The items were found in the possession of a credentialed member of the worldwide media", the National Football League announced in a statement. The source said officials reviewed 20,000 credentials, leading them to Ortega as a person of interest. The statement also said an ongoing investigation retrieved the jersey Brady wore in the Patriots' 2015 Super Bowl win against the Seahawks.
Acevedo said police received a tip from an informant in Houston that led investigators to Mexico. Tests are ongoing to verify the authentication of the jerseys. The Broncos defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California, in February 2016, and the helmet of Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller, who was named Super Bowl MVP, went missing. He described the theft as the only blemish on an otherwise successful Super Bowl.
USA and Mexican officials have not identified the suspect, but the name of a former newspaper director circulated widely in Mexican news media and on social networks. The AG's office said that he has not been detained because no charges have been filed.
"You don't come to Texas and embarrass us on our home turf, right, guys?" If it ends up on eBay, let me know.
At last, the biggest mystery of Super Bowl LI (apart from why the Atlanta Falcons stopped running the ball) has been solved and in this instance it may be safe to blame the media.