Hat tip to The BlaBla Blog
Shortly before his death, Ray Rogers said:
The worst possible sample for carbon dating was taken. It consisted of different materials than were used in the shroud itself, so the age we produced was inaccurate. I am coming to the conclusion that it has a very good chance of being the piece of cloth that was used to bury the historic Jesus.
For more information on the dating of the Shroud of Turin see Shroud of Turin Story