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Paul Tagliabue Bountygate ruling meaningless for New Orleans Sa…

Paul Tagliabue Bountygate ruling meaningless for New Orleans Saints since Sean Payton's suspension still stands

Paul Tagliabue’s 22-page decision affirmed the Saints operated a bounty program, put the blame on the coaches and staff and vacated the suspensions of four players, but there was nothing in there that can reverse the greatest damage inflicted by Roger G
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  • Video - Pierce: A Black Eye For The League 03:23

    Pierce: A Black Eye For The League

    Dec 11
    Antonio Pierce and Herm Edwards react to Paul Tagliabue's ruling that voids all player discipline in the Saints bounty case.
  • Video - Woodson: Bounty Case Mishandled 03:24

    Woodson: Bounty Case Mishandled

    Dec 11
    Darren Woodson reacts to Paul Tagliabue's ruling that voids all player discipline in the Saints bounty case.
  • Video - Player Suspensions Vacated 03:47

    Player Suspensions Vacated

    Dec 11
    John Clayton discusses Paul Tagliabue vacating all player suspensions in the Saints bounty case.
  • Video - Tagliabue To Rule On Bounties Tuesday 01:15

    Tagliabue To Rule On Bounties Tuesday

    Dec 11
    Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue will rule Tuesday on Saints bounty appeals.

Sports Columnists

  • Alabama's Nick Saban to Cleveland Browns doesn't add up

    Dec 11
    Having experienced the unique pressures of the NFL, why would Nick Saban vacate his Alabama throne for Cleveland?
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the Numbers: Week 14

    Dec 11
    Seattle is a great place to play if you want to grab a double latte or a Pyramid IPA. It's not a great place to play if you want to grab coast-to-coast NFL headlines.
  • Peter King: Tagliabue ruling points finger at Saints organization, coaches

    Dec 11
    In vacating the 31 games' worth of player suspensions and fines handed to four players over the Saints' bounty sanctions, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue today, in effect, slammed the Saints' coaching staff and organization for the existence of a…
  • Do not blame Roger Goodell for New Orleans Saints bounty scandal

    Dec 11
    Everything that's gone wrong for Saints is fault of man in charge during scandal, Sean Payton, writes Jeffri Chadiha.