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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 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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Saints statement on bounty investigation

The New Orleans Saints issued a statement late Wednesday after the NFL announced the penalties in the bounty investigation. The penalties included the suspension of head coach Sean Payton for the 2012 season, general manager Mickey Loomis for eight games, … Continue reading

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NFL announces penalties in Saints bounty investigation

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the full text of the NFL’s press release announcing the penalties given to the New Orleans Saints organization and key management personnel in the wake of the league’s investigation of the Saints’ bounty program from 2009-11. … Continue reading

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