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Matt Walsh is willing to talk about the Pats' taping scheme.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by hockeybeat, Feb 16, 2008.

  1. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

  2. I don't understand. What protection can the NFL give someone who's not in the league? They're not the government.
  3. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    The only thing I can think of is that Walsh's lawyers wants the NFL to work out a wink-wink-nudge-nudge deal with the government that allows the ex-Pats employee to receive a pass on anything incriminating and self-incriminating.
  4. Boobie Miles

    Boobie Miles Active Member

    The more this thing drags out the less I think it's going to yield. Why would this guy need any sort of legal protection? I know Goodell runs a pretty tight ship, but last I checked he doesn't have the power to imprison anyone.
  5. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    Does he have a non-disclosure pact with the Patriots? That could be why he is demanding legal protection.
  6. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    Sounds like he wants the NFL's legal team to come across at no expense to him.
  7. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    What the hell kind of trouble can Walsh get into? Exactly what was illegal under criminal or civil law that they did? Isn't this simply a league issue that we're dealing with, and isn't Arlen Specter just making a mockery of himself by pushing this?
  8. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    He's looking for indemnification from the league, in case the Patriots or specific individuals come after him with lawsuits.

    So for example if he claims 'Mr X told me to do this and admitted it was illegal,' and then Mr X sues him for defamation, the league would be responsible for defending him and absorbing the damages if there were any.
  9. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    One can only wonder if Mr. Walsh would still be so eager to rat out his former coworkers if he still had a job with them and they didn't kick his ass to the curb.
  10. This is why I always treat my accessories with kindness ...
  11. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    As well you should. Shit, look what happened with McNamee and Clemens. Oh, wait, bad example. :)
  12. MacDaddy

    MacDaddy Active Member

    Exactly. Wake me when he actually has something to share.
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