All player suspensions in the New Orleans Saints bounty case were thrown out by former National Football League Commissioner Paul Tagliabue, who placed the blame for the program on the team’s coaches and front office.
Former National Football League Commissioner Paul Tagliabue probably will rule today on players’ appeals in the New Orleans Saints bounty case, the Times- Picayune reported, citing people it didn’t identify.
If the NFL’s “Bountygate” scandal has become too complicated for you to follow -- what with the appeals, reduced suspensions, recusals and a civil suit -- here’s all you need to know: In Scott Fujita, the league chose the wrong scapegoat.
Jonathan Vilma and the other three players who had suspensions for their involvement in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty pool case dismissed last week will meet with National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell.
Jonathan Vilma and three other National Football League players appealed the latest suspensions handed down by Commissioner Roger Goodell in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal, imposed after an arbitrator threw out his original rulings.