Goodell still hopes to hear what Walsh has to say about Spygate Print
Written by Admin   
Wednesday, 02 April 2008 07:14
NFL Headline News

 PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -Roger Goodell is getting impatient with the stalemate between the NFL and Matt Walsh, the former New England Patriots employee who implies he has tapes he made of opposing teams that the league has yet to see.
``If it's just taping team's signals, we know about that,'' the NFL commissioner said Wednesday as he wrapped up the league meetings. ``At some point I will run out of patience.''
Lawyers for the league and the Patriots have been negotiating with Walsh's attorney to get him to tell them what he knows. Walsh, now a golf pro in Hawaii, is seeking protection from any action the league or the Patriots might take once he reveals his information about the team's taping of opponents.
hoice in this month's draft after the tapes of the Jets' defensive signals were determined to be against NFL rules.
The league subsequently destroyed the tapes.
It wasn't until after the Super Bowl, when Goodell met with Sen. Arlen Specter, R.-Pa., to discuss the matter, that the league acknowledged the tapes went back to 2000, when Walsh still worked for the Patriots. League officials acknowledged they erred in not disclosing that Belichick admitted taping opponents since he became New England's coach in 2000.
The main question is whether there are tapes of the St. Louis Rams' final walkthrough practice before the 2002 Super Bowl, as has been suggested in published reports. The Patriots, underdogs by two touchdowns, beat the Rams 20-17 in that game.
Jeff Pash, the NFL's chief lawyer, said after Goodell's statement that the league is continuing to negotiate with Michael Levy, Walsh's lawyer.
``We're having a good dialogue,'' Pash said. ``We're making progress. He (Walsh) feels he's in uncharted waters and wants to feel comfortable when he comes forward.''
 

NFL Team Pages

Top NFL Public Bets

#1 480 Kansas City Chiefs 86%
#2 485 San Francisco 49ers 84%
#3 491 San Diego Chargers 80%
#4 488 Denver Broncos 73%
#5 463 New Orleans Saints 72%
#6 475 Buffalo Bills 69%
#7 469 Jacksonville Jaguars 67%
#8 481 New England Patriots 65%
#9 490 Detroit Lions 65%
#10 468 Pittsburgh Steelers 63%
View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

NFL Futures

NFL TEAM CONFERENCE ODDS CURRENT
DENVER BRONCOS 9/4
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS 3/1
SEATTLE SEAHAWKS 15/4
SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS 4/1
GREEN BAY PACKERS 15/2
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS 8/1
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS 8/1
CHICAGO BEARS 10/1
PITTSBURGH STEELERS 12/1
PHILADELPHIA EAGLES 14/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com