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Old 12-11-2012, 01:09 PM
 
Location: Gulf Coast Texas
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Tagliabue overturns New Orleans Saints suspensions in bounty scandal

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the suspensions of four current and former New Orleans Saints players in the league's bounty investigation of the club.

Tagliabue, however, found that three of the players engaged in conduct detrimental to the league. He said they participated in a performance pool that rewarded key plays -- including hard tackles -- that could merit fines. But he stressed that the team's coaches were very much involved.

"Unlike Saints' broad organizational misconduct, player appeals involve sharply focused issues of alleged individual player misconduct in several different aspects," said a portion of ruling released by the NFL. "My affirmation of Commissioner Goodell's findings could certainly justify the issuance of fines. However, this entire case has been contaminated by the coaches and others in the Saints' organization."
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:14 AM
 
Location: Lewes, Delaware
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I hope Vilma keeps his defamation suit going and wins, the little guy won here. Goodell was served a $h!t sandwich. Hahahahaha.
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:55 AM
 
Location: not Chicagoland
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I see that the NFL is serious about reducing injuries.
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Old 12-13-2012, 07:38 AM
 
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Saints are guilty as homemade sin...........they deserve the crappy season they are having.

They got away with murder!!!



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Those plyers bought in!! They did it! And they got caught!!

But that team cannot escape the ultimate judge.
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Old 12-15-2012, 09:33 AM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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I think its funny that Tag over threw Goodell's decisions.
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