When you tell the truth you don't have to have a good memory.

That is a saying that Roger Goodell needs to put on a post it note and put it somewhere he can see it before he makes any sort of statement. Because lately, every time he opens his mouth, he is digging the hole deeper and deeper. Which is good for Tom Brady and the Patriots because the NFL's lies are starting to come out.

Yesterday at the NFL's press conference announcing the draft will stay in Chicago next year, Ben Volin of the Boston Globe asked Goodell why the NFL didn't respond to the false leaks from ESPNs Chris Mortenson.

To borrow a quote from the 90s classic Billy Madison, Mr. Goodell, at no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

Essentially, Roger is saying that he delegated to Ted Wells the responsibility to address the false leaks. But wait just one minute here! The NFL had told Wells in February that they would investigate the matter internally and Wells told the Patriots this.

Seems like Goodell had forgot that some 5 months later. Which goes back to the opening statement. The truth doesn't change so you don't have to try and remember what story you told last time.

H/T Deadspin

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