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Video shows timeline of events in missing Brady jersey case

Tom Brady celebrated after Super Bowl LI.
Tom Brady celebrated after Super Bowl LI.Jim Davis/Globe Staff

Tom Brady’s missing Super Bowl jerseys have been recovered, and now, thanks to Fox Sports, there is a timeline of the events leading up to the theft on Feb. 5.

A video posted by Fox shows the sequence of events after the Super Bowl ended and tracks the movement of Martin Mauricio Ortega, a former employee at the Mexican newspaper La Prensa who emerged Monday as a suspect after the jerseys were recovered.

Central time is used on the video, but times have been converted to Eastern here:

10:36 p.m. — Moments after the Patriots won the Super Bowl, Brady removes his jersey and shoulder pads and hands them to a team employee.

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10:41 p.m. — The team employee enters the Patriots’ locker room with Brady’s jersey and shoulder pads.

10:51 p.m. — Ortega is seen on the field, walking down the sideline heading toward the Patriots’ locker room. He pauses to take selfies with Rob Gronkowski and Matthew Slater.

11:04 p.m. — Tagging along in Bill Belichick’s group, directly behind Nate Ebner, Ortega enters the Patriots’ locker room.

11:07 p.m. — Brady arrives via a golf cart at the Patriots’ locker room.

11:08 p.m. — Ortega looks directly into a Fox camera, which, according to Fox Sports reporter Jay Glazer, played a big role in identifying him.

11:11 p.m. — Ortega is seen wandering around the Patriots’ locker room, with nothing under his left arm.

11:18 p.m. — Ortega exits the Patriots’ locker room, carrying what Glazer states is Brady’s jersey under his left arm.

1 1:22 p.m. — Ortega makes his way back to the field after exiting the locker room.

11:25 p.m. — Ortega walks off the field and out of sight of the cameras.

Ortega, who resigned from his job as director of La Prensa prior to Monday’s revelations, has not been charged.

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The Mexican Attorney General’s Office released photos of Brady’s game-worn jerseys from Super Bowl LI and Super Bowl XLIX to ABC News.

This photo released by the Mexican Attorney General’s Office shows Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey after it was recovered by authorities in Mexico City.
This photo released by the Mexican Attorney General’s Office shows Tom Brady's Super Bowl LI jersey after it was recovered by authorities in Mexico City. MAGO via AP

Fox Sports also reported that the jerseys are in the FBI office in Boston, where they are being authenticated and could be returned as early as Wednesday to the Patriots.

On Monday, the NFL and Houston authorities announced Brady’s jerseys had been recovered in Mexico with the help of Houston police, the FBI, Mexican law enforcement, and the Patriots.

Video: Fox Sports’ post-Super Bowl timeline


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