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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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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell at NFL Spring Meeting (May 22, 2012)

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with the media Tuesday afternoon after the league completed its’ one-day spring meeting in Atlanta. Goodell touched on the league mandating the use of knee and thigh pads, the future of the Pro Bowl, a … Continue reading

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