Originally Posted by Beerfish
He knew just how damaging they were. He knew that if a lawsuit was filed as a result they could be used as clear cut evidence of misconduct that could get the league in big trouble.
I'm surprised that an organization is or was allowed to destroy something that could become evidence in later actions.
As I've said before, I don't think he would have destroyed the tapes if someone in his office hadn't leaked them. Guess we'll never know for sure . . . .