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Tagliabue makes Saints bounty appeal ruling

Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue released a 22-page decision (PDF) in the appeal of the four players involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty case on Tuesday afternoon in which he upheld NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s original findings of “conduct detrimental” … Continue reading

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Could fourth-and-15 replace NFL kickoffs in the future?

This morning, ProFootballTalk,com reported that this week’s Time magazine has NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on the cover (“The Enforcer’), and the accompanying cover article by Sean Gregory (“Can Roger Goodell Save Football?” – subscription required) mentioned an idea to replace … Continue reading

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ESPN reports settlement talks between NFL and Vilma in BountyGate suspension-UPDATE

The NFL and New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma are in settlement talks to reduce Vilma’s original one-year suspension to eight games, according to an ESPN report. According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, Chris Mortenson and Adam Schefter, the league made … Continue reading

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NFL upholds player discipline in Saints bounty case

The NFL announced late Tuesday that the four players suspended for all or part of the 2012 season — Jonathan Vilma, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Scott Fujita — will not have their suspensions reduced for their roles in the New Orleans … Continue reading

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Houston Texans PR staff selected as PFWA 2012 Pete Rozelle Award winners

NOTE: This is the third of five major off-field awards to be presented this week by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). The remaining schedule of awards to be announced: Thursday 6/21-Horrigan (league/club official who helps the media the … Continue reading

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