Still red-faced from the Patriots' "Spygate" videotaping scandal last season, the NFL is searching for ways to rebuild fan trust and protect the "integrity of the game," reports the Washington Post. Commissioner Roger Goodell has outlined a plan aimed at stemming cheating that is expected to get the green light at the annual owners' meeting in Miami Monday.
Goodell's plan includes unannounced inspections of locker rooms, press boxes, and in-game communications equipment. Team management would have to annually certify compliance. "The main thing is accountability from top to bottom and maintaining the confidence among our fans," said a league official.