Originally Posted by Roger Goodell
"The reason I destroyed the tapes is they were totally consistent with what the team told me," Goodell said during his State of the NFL speech at the NFL OwnerPatriotss Meetings. "It was the appropriate thing to do and I think it sent a message.
Yeah, it sent a message. "Don't worry about what I saw, it's none of your business. Move along, nothing to see here. Family entertainment entirely on the up and up."