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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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NFL and NFLPA agree to changes in trade deadline and injured reserve rules

After much wrangling, the NFL and NFLPA agreed to a pair of changes that will affect how the league will do personnel business going forward. The trade deadline moves to the Tuesday after Week 8, which will fall on October … 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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Patriots’ Robert Kraft selected as PFWA 2012 George Halas Award winner

NOTE: This is the first of five major off-field awards to be presented this week by the Professional Football Writers of America (PFWA). The schedule of awards to be announced: Tuesday 6/19-Good Guy (player who helps the media the most); … Continue reading

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