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  • **FILE** NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell talks Oct. 3, 2011, in Washington to reporters after speaking about concussions at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. (Associated Press)

    NFLPA takes Goodell to court over bounty punishments

    The NFL Players Association filed a lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of three players suspended in connection with the bounty investigation, calling Commissioner Roger Goodell "incurably and evidently biased."


  • NFL denies appeals of bounty suspensions

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has rejected the appeals of four players suspended in connection with the league's bounty investigation of the New Orleans Saints.


  • New Vilma lawsuit asks for quick appeal ruling

    Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is suing the NFL in federal court, claiming Commissioner Roger Goodell failed to make a timely appeal ruling regarding Vilma's season-long suspension in connection with the league's bounty investigation.


  • NFL denies witness retractions in bounty probe

    The NFL denies accusations it covered up retractions made by key witnesses in its bounty investigation, or that Commissioner Roger Goodell has placed gag orders on Saints employees and others who could help punished players clear their names.


  • Goodell hears bounty appeals from players

    The NFL insists it has evidence galore in the New Orleans Saints bounty program, and even made some of it public on Monday. The players and lawyers involved weren't impressed.


  • **FILE** NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (Associated Press)

    Goodell hears appeals of four suspended for role in bounty hits

    The NFL went public Monday with some of its evidence against the four players suspended for their roles in the New Orleans Saints bounty program. Among the things the league revealed: a prize of $35,000 or more for knocking Brett Favre out of the NFC championship game in January 2010.


  • Goodell hears bounty appeals from players

    The NFL went public Monday with some of its evidence against the four players suspended for their roles in the New Orleans Saints bounty program. Among the things the league revealed: a prize of $35,000 for knocking Brett Favre out of the NFC championship game in January 2010.


  • Saints bounties: Vilma hearing breaks up

    Suspended Saints player Jonathan Vilma left an appeals hearing with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after about an hour Monday, denying he had a role in New Orleans' bounty program and saying the process is unfair.


  • Goodell hears Saints appeals in bounty case

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was hearing the appeals Monday of four players suspended for their role in the Saints bounty program.


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