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Time to tune in the defense?

Use of earpieces may be given a fresh hearing

The green dot above the No. 12 on Tom Brady's helmet signifies that he has an earpiece enabling him to communicate with Patriots' coaches. The green dot above the No. 12 on Tom Brady's helmet signifies that he has an earpiece enabling him to communicate with Patriots' coaches. (BILL GREENE/GLOBE STAFF)
By Christopher L. Gasper
Globe Staff / September 14, 2007

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The 1980s band The Buggles sang, "Video Killed the Radio Star." In the NFL, radio communication could stunt the type of surreptitious video surveillance signal-stealing the Patriots engaged in during their season-opening victory over the New York Jets last Sunday. (Full article: 826 words)

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