• Sources: Bounty appeals likely to go past 2012

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 11, 2012
    Tagliabue, last week, denied a motion to recuse himself as the arbitrator for the appeals hearing of those current and former Saints players who were disciplined in the bounty program as defined by Goodell. That same punch line applies to the bounty suspensions. Likewise, Tagliabue is likely to require the league to produce former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and former Saints assistant Mike Cerullo for testimony regarding their sworn statements that incriminate the players. In deciding to hear the case, Tagliabue dismissed the argument of partiality players had made in their motion, citing that he is not only the former commissioner but also is a member of the law firm that represents Goodell in legal matters before a New Orleans federal court.
    Source: ESPN.com
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