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Tom Brady FBI Presents to Bob Kraft Stolen Super Bowl Jerseys!!!

3/23/2017 2:15 PM PDT
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Pats owner Robert Kraft was actually happy to see the FBI -- because they forked over Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl jerseys!!!

The Bureau posted this photo shot at Gillette Stadium Thursday ... where the QB's Super Bowl 49 and 51 jerseys were returned from Mexico. The recovery was the result of a massive international jersey hunt that led to a reporter in Mexico whom authorities say was the thief.

Kraft said, "We want to thank the FBI, the Mexican authorities and the many different local agencies that were involved in the investigation and ultimate recovery of Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey."

He added, "Working along with the Patriots and NFL security, those agencies collectively coordinated an investigation that also led to the recovery of Tom's missing Super Bowl XLIX jersey."

Nicely done!

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Tom Brady's SB Jerseys PROOF OF LIFE!!!

3/21/2017 8:12 AM PDT
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THEY'RE BACK!!

Here are the first photos of Tom Brady's missing Super Bowl 49 & 51 jerseys since they were recovered by Mexican authorities!

VIVA MEXICO!!!

The Mexican Attorney General's Office has released the photos of the uniforms.

You can see the grass stains from the SB 49 jersey -- when the Patriots defeated the Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. 

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The jerseys were allegedly jacked by Mauricio Ortega -- who was a credentialed member of the international media when he went into the Patriots locker room and swiped the #12 unis. 

Officials say at least 1 other Super Bowl item was recovered during a raid on Ortega's home in Mexico -- Von Miller's helmet from SB 50. 

Tom Brady PROPS TO COPS ... Thanks for My Jersey!

3/20/2017 1:59 PM PDT
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0320-tom-brady-superbowl-getty-01Tom Brady says he's PUMPED to get his Super Bowl jerseys back -- and gave a big shout out to the cops who helped track it down.

"I am happy my jerseys from SB 49 and SB 51 have been recovered," Brady said in a statement.

"I want to thank all of the law enforcement agencies involved. I know they worked hard on this case -- and it is very much appreciated."

"Hopefully when I get the jerseys back I can make something very positive come from this experience."

The insinuation seems to be that he'll auction them off for a charity. Stay tuned .. 

'Pawn Stars' Rick Harrison Offers Tom Brady $100k for Stolen Jersey ... Straight Cash, Homie!

3/20/2017 12:26 PM PDT
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Does the criminal craziness surrounding Tom Brady's jersey INCREASE the value? We went to the expert -- Rick Harrison from "Pawn Stars."

Not only did Rick tell us why Tom's $500,000 valuation is likely waayyyyy off -- he also makes a cash offer to the QB if he's looking to part ways with it ... again.

Tom Brady Suspect Video Released Allegedly Capturing Jersey Heist

3/20/2017 10:46 AM PDT
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update_graphic_red_bar11:28 AM PT -- The suspect's name is Mauricio Ortega -- a former executive at a Mexican news organization called "Diario La Prensa."

According to La Prensa, Ortega resigned from his position on March 14th. The paper was unaware of the investigation into Ortega until today. 

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update-grey-gray-barHere is video of the man suspected of stealing Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey ... according to Ian Rappaport of NFL Network ... and it sure looks like he's got something under his arm.

The suspect was captured on video by FOX, the network that aired Super Bowl 51 -- and while his face is blurred, you can see his tie is terrible.

We are told the frame that shows the suspect clutching an item under his arm is what blew the case wide open for authorities.

The video was first aired on "The Herd with Colin Cowherd" on FS1. 

Officials have said the suspect was a credentialed member of the media. His name and alleged media organization have not been released.

Robert Kraft Kicked It with President Trump ... In Air Force 1s

3/20/2017 10:35 AM PDT
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0320-robert-kraft-presidential-helicopter-gettyRobert Kraft traveled on Air Force One ... in his Air Force 1s.

How cool is that?

The New England Patriots owner flew from West Palm Beach, FL to D.C. on POTUS' plane on Sunday. 

After the flight, Kraft was transported to the South Lawn of the White House on Marine One. 

The two had spent the weekend at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort. No word on what they talked about. 

The two are good friends and it seems like Trump is bringing him more into the political fold -- after Kraft was invited to join the president at a dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe back in February. 

Tom Brady Thief Caught on Video May Have Jacked Von Miller, Too!

3/20/2017 8:26 AM PDT
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0320-tom-brady-GETTY-02update_graphic_red_bar9:02 AM PT -- Sources connected to the investigation tell us 2 Patriots jerseys and 1 Broncos helmet were recovered in Mexico.

The Broncos helmet is likely that of Von Miller, as Jay Glazer reported.

We're told no cleats have been recovered ... at least not yet.

Glazer said Miller's cleats also went M.I.A. after Super Bowl 50. Unclear if it's connected to this investigation.update-grey-gray-barThe man who jacked Tom Brady's Super Bowl jerseys may have ALSO stolen Von Miller's helmet and cleats from Super Bowl 50 ... so says Jay Glazer.

Glazer appeared on "Undisputed" on FS1 and said investigators used video footage to identify the suspect in the Super Bowl 51 caper. 

Glazer says investigators saw the suspect enter the locker room behind Bill Belichick and leave a short time later with something tucked under his arm. 

Glazer says the suspect had a legitimate media credential -- but may not be a real journalist. He may have been running a scam.

And get this ... Glazer says the Denver Broncos believe the suspect hit Von Miller in the previous Super Bowl.

Story developing ... 

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Houston PD Blames NFL Security For Stolen Tom Brady Jersey

3/20/2017 9:38 AM PDT
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The Houston PD wants to make it perfectly clear it was NFL security that had watch over the Patriots locker room ... and therefore it's NFL security who should get the blame for Tom Brady's jersey going missing.

Chief Art Acevedo says it was the Houston PD that led the search for the jersey and should get the majority of the credit for its return.

Acevedo says he put a "handful" of investigators on the case because of the national and international attention ... and felt it was the only blemish on an otherwise perfect Super Bowl. 

Acevedo says Houston PD developed the first major lead from an informant that led officials to the suspect. 

Acevedo did give some credit to the FBI and other law enforcement agencies but it's clear he wants everyone to know HPD was the leader.

As for NFL security, Acevedo says he hopes the NFL can learn from the incident and correct the way it handles Super Bowl locker room security moving forward.

Tom Brady's Stolen Jersey RECOVERED On 'Foreign Soil' ... Viva Mexico!

3/20/2017 5:50 AM PDT
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0321-tom-brady-getyThe FBI has recovered Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl 51 jersey and the Houston PD says it was tracked to MEXICO!!!

The NFL says Tom's Super Bowl 49 jersey -- which was ALSO stolen (secretly, apparently) -- was recovered as well. 

Officials believe it was jacked by the same person and moved outside the U.S. ... so says CSNNE's Tom Curran

Jay Glazer -- who first reported the story -- says the FBI teamed up with the NFL security team for the recovery -- and is now in the process of returning the jerseys to Brady.

So, who's the thief?? 

The NFL says the items were found in the possession of a "credentialed member of the international media." 

Of course, the jersey went missing in the minutes after Brady and the Patriots beat the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI.

Video later surfaced (courtesy of our friends at Yahoo Sports) showing Brady searching through his equipment bag for the jersey while insisting that he "100 percent" put it in there.

Multiple law enforcement agencies joined the search -- including the Texas Rangers. Brady valued the jersey at $500,000 on the police report filed in Houston.

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Rob Gronkowski Blasted By Movie Co-Star ... You Sucked! (Update)

3/15/2017 8:02 AM PDT
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update_graphic_red_bar9:58 AM PT -- Sources close to Gronk tell TMZ Sports his absence isn't personal, he's focusing on rehabbing his back after surgery. 

We're told Gronk never did the movie as a serious stepping stone for his acting career, but rather as a favor for a friend involved in the production. 

As one Gronk source put it, "Movie promotion is NOT a priority, his health and career are."

update-grey-gray-barThere is no lovefest behind the scenes of Rob Gronkowski's new movie -- with one of his co-stars RIPPING the NFL star for botching his lines on set ... and bailing on promoting the flick.

Joanna Krupa says she flew in from Poland for the premiere of "You Can't Have It" -- in which Rob plays a cop investigating a violent situation at a bar -- but Gronk's gone M.I.A. and she's pissed. 

JK claims Gronk's done virtually no publicity and says, "To me, he's not a big team player."

We reached out to Gronk's camp for comment -- so far, no word back.

Michael Floyd Released From Jail ... House Arrest Begins!

3/11/2017 9:43 AM PST
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0311-michael-floyd-GETTY-02Michael Floyd is a free man ... kinda!

The New England Patriots WR was released from an Arizona jail early Saturday around 5 AM, where he's been locked up since February 16th for his extreme DUI conviction. 

But he's not entirely a free man -- because now he begins the house arrest part his sentence ... a sentence that essentially requires him to remain in the confines of his home for the next 3 months. 

As we previously reported, Floyd was arrested on Dec. 12th when cops found him passed out behind the wheel of his SUV with his engine running at a stop light in Scottsdale. 

The Arizona Cardinals cut him immediately following the arrest ... he was picked up by the Patriots a short time later and ended up winning the Super Bowl. 

NFL's Michael Floyd To Be Released from Jail ... But There's a Catch

3/10/2017 2:17 PM PST
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0310-michael-floyd-getty-01NFL wide receiver Michael Floyd is hours away from getting out of the Arizona jail where he's been locked up for almost a month ... but he ain't exactly about to be a free man. 

TMZ Sports has learned Floyd is scheduled to be released on 3/11 -- but he'll almost immediately begin the next phase of his punishment for his extreme DUI case ... house arrest. 

We're told Floyd will spend roughly 3 months confined to his Arizona home -- where he's forbidden from consuming a single drop of alcohol. 

If he wants to leave the house for any reason, he must ask for permission first -- and there's no guarantee the judge will grant his request ... even for work-related events. 

As we previously reported, Floyd was convicted on an extreme DUI charge stemming from his Dec. 12 arrest -- when cops found him passed out behind the wheel of his SUV with his engine running at a stoplight in Scottsdale.

Tom Brady 'Suspect Board' In Missing Jersey Case ... Gaga, Edelman, Gollum?

2/22/2017 8:54 AM PST
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0222_suspect-board-launchTom Brady is going all Carrie Mathison in his search for his missing Super Bowl jersey -- issuing a "Suspect Board" with all the possible suspects ... including Lady Gaga, Julian Edelman and the kid from "Billy Madison."

It's pretty funny ... Tom even pokes fun at the $500,000 value he gave the Houston Police Dept. 

Also listed ... The "Crab People" from "South Park," Jaws (because of his violent history) ... and the creepy courtroom sketch of himself from the Deflategate hearings. 

Good luck ... 

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