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Friday, January 15, 2010
Podcast: Goodell on Frazier's interview

By Kevin Seifert
ESPN.com

Speaking Friday morning on ESPN’s Mike & Mike in the Morning, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Seattle followed the Rooney Rule “very sincerely” last week in hiring Pete Carroll as its head coach. The Seahawks interviewed Minnesota defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier after reports emerged that Carroll would get the job. “[Teams] have some right to confidentiality in this process,” Goodell said, “as long as I’m aware of the fact that they took all the right steps -- and I verified that ….”