Goodell learns lessons from smoldering Spygate

After being burned by his mismanagement of Spygate at the start, Roger Goodell is taking steps to protect the game's integrity. But he's smart not to believe Spygate is over, Jeffri Chadiha writes.

Originally Published: April 1, 2008
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Give NFL commissioner Roger Goodell credit for this: He's not about to let the same problem burn him twice.

That was the message he was sending during Monday's news conference at the owners meeting, when he answered questions about his new ideas for addressing spying. Goodell clearly doesn't want the league's integrity compromised under his watch, but that isn't the only agenda he's pursuing here. He's also smart enough to see ...

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