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Dan Arkush, Mike Wilkening, Dan Parr and Matt Sohn / Pro Football Weekly
INDIANAPOLIS — The NFL’s competition committee met with commissioner Roger Goodell for about 90 minutes on Thursday to discuss the league’s handling of the “Spygate” controversy and came away pleased with what it heard, according to the committee members who spoke publicly at the Scouting Combine.
“Spygate” received new life after the Boston Herald, citing an unnamed source, reported the Patriots had videotaped the Rams’ final walk-through before Super Bowl XXXVI. Also, Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) demanded a meeting with Goodell to hear the commissioner’s rationale for destroying materials related to the scandal, which stemmed from the Patriots’ covert taping of their opponents’ defensive signals. Specter was not satisfied by Goodell’s explanation, but the competition committee saw the league’s actions in a different light. Full Story – Pro Football Weeklyhttp://www.profootballweekly.com/PFW/NFLDraft/Scouting+Combine/2008/notebook022108.htm