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.
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.
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.
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, the New Orleans Saints player facing a potential full-season National Football League suspension for his alleged role in a plot to intentionally injure opponents, asked a U.S. judge to cancel that punishment.