Source: Specter to talk to Goodell about indemnity for former Pats employee

Updated: February 13, 2008, 10:36 PM ET
By Chris Mortensen | ESPN.com

U.S. Senator Arlen Specter (R-Penn.) will encourage NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to offer legal protection to a former Patriots employee in hopes of discovering new evidence regarding New England's videotaping practices when they meet later today, a source within the senator's office said Wednesday.

Goodell told ESPN last week that the league "absolutely" will offer indemnification that would protect former video assistant Matt Walsh's legal exposure with the Patriots.

"That's ...

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