So the NFL has known for years that the New England Patriots have been taping other teams under questionable circumstances. Why was this allowed to go on?Because the Patriots arewinning and generating money for the NFL. No other reason. Now the chickens have come home to roost and the U. S. government is getting involved. Where will it all end? But let’s ask this question: If the Patriots have been basically cheating, should the NFL strip them of their Super Bowl victories? My answer is yes.