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  • Player suspensions tossed out in bounty case

    Four players embroiled for nearly 10 months in the NFL's bounty investigation of the New Orleans Saints no longer have to worry about suspensions or fines, and can try to move on with their careers on the field.

  • Tagliabue overturns Goodell on Saints suspensions

    In a sharp rebuke to his successor's handling of the NFL's bounty investigation, former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the suspensions of four current and former New Orleans Saints players in a case that has preoccupied the league for almost a year.

  • FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2012, file photo, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue arrives at an attorney's office in Washington for a hearing on the bounty system of the New Orleans Saints NFL football team. Tagliabue, who was appointed to handle a second round of player appeals to the league, has informed all parties he planned to rule by Tuesday, Dec. 11_giving four players a ruling on whether their initial suspensions are upheld, reduced or thrown out. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

    Paul Tagliabue overturns Roger Goodell on bounty suspensions

    In a sharp rebuke to his successor's handling of the NFL's bounty investigation, former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the suspensions of four current and former New Orleans Saints players in a case that has preoccupied the league for almost a year.

  • Saints' suspensions tossed out in bounty case

    Finding fault with nearly everyone tied to the New Orleans Saints' bounty case, from the coaches to Roger Goodell, former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue tossed out the suspensions of four players Tuesday and condemned the team for obstructing the investigation.

  • Bounty ruling for players finally at hand

    More than nine months after the NFL first disclosed its bounty investigation of the New Orleans Saints, four players will finally get a ruling on whether their initial suspensions are upheld, reduced or thrown out.

  • Players oppose Tagliabue hearing appeals

    The players' union and the four players suspended in the Saints' bounties case filed motions Wednesday to have former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue removed from hearing their appeals.

  • FILE - This Sept. 9, 2012 file photo shows Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita looking on before an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Cleveland. Fujita has criticized NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for the way he has handled his suspension in the New Orleans Saints' bounty case.  Fujita had his three-game suspension reduced to one on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012,  by Goodell, who sent the veteran a letter. Fujita says he's pleased Goodell acknowledged he never participated in the pay-for-hits program, but did not like the commissioner's "condescending tone" in a letter to the linebacker. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

    Scott Fujita: Browns linebacker's season over with neck injury

    Browns starting linebacker Scott Fujita will be placed on injured reserve with a neck injury, ending his stormy season — and perhaps his football career.

  • Season over for Browns LB Scott Fujita

    Browns starting linebacker Scott Fujita will be placed on injured reserve with a neck injury, ending his stormy season _ and perhaps his football career.

  • Players will oppose Tagliabue for appeals

    The players' union opposes former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue hearing the appeals of the four players suspended in the Saints bounties case.

  • NFLPA cites 1996 bounty program allowed by NFL

    The NFL Players Association filed papers in federal court pointing out that the NFL permitted a 1996 incentive program for big hits funded by then-Green Bay defensive lineman Reggie White.

  • Vilma, NFLPA take bounty matter back to court

    If the Saints decide Jonathan Vilma is ready, the embattled linebacker will take the field in Tampa Bay on Sunday for the first time this season.

  • Browns linebacker slams commissioner Goodell

    Browns linebacker Scott Fujita accused Roger Goodell of abusing his power as commissioner for his handling of the New Orleans Saints' bounty case.

  • Commissioner Goodell re-issues bounty discipline

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the suspensions of Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith on Tuesday for their role in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal and reduced penalties for Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove.

  • Browns linebacker criticizes commissioner Goodell

    Browns linebacker Scott Fujita has criticized NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell for the way he has handled his suspension in the New Orleans Saints' bounty case.

  • Browns LB Fujita criticizes commissioner Goodell

    With as much purpose as any tackle he's ever made, Scott Fujita delivered a shot to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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  • Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita said the timing of the proposal is odd, considering the owners want the players to accept a smaller share of the revenue in the next labor agreement.

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  • "They are asking you to play more games and put yourself at more risk, and they are also asking us to take a pay cut," he said. "That's a lot to ask. All those things don't make a whole lot of sense. We need to sit down and talk through it all and find out what it is they're really trying to do and see if it makes sense or not."

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