Tom Brady Issues Statement on Recovery of Missing Super Bowl 51 Jersey

Timothy RappFeatured ColumnistMarch 20, 2017

HOUSTON, TX - FEBRUARY 05:  Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots looks for his missing jersey in the locker room after defeating the Atlanta Falcons during Super Bowl 51 at NRG Stadium on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas. The Patriots defeated the Falcons 34-28.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady commented on the retrieval of his jerseys from Super Bowls 51 and 49, according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network:

Earlier on Monday, Brian McCarthy of the NFL's public relations office released the statement the league made on the recovery of Brady's uniform in a joint effort between the FBI, law enforcement officials and both the NFL and Patriots security teams:

Video of the suspect also emerged, which Jay Glazer shared on FS1's The Herd with Colin Cowherd

On Monday, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo told the Associated Press that investigators tracked the uniform to Mexico, and the Mexican Editorial Organization claimed that "a former executive from tabloid Diario La Prensa was involved in the case."

Ian Rapoport of NFL.com reported the man in question is Mauricio Ortega.

The uniform itself is believed to be worth anywhere from $200,000 to $1 million.