Goodell Upholds Suspensions Of Vilma, Smith; Reduces Penalties For Fujita, HargroveNFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the suspensions of ex-Jet 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.
Dottino: Three Keys For The Giants Against The BrownsDespite an injury report that includes 13 names, the Giants are more talented than most. And they cannot afford to dip under sea level with the gauntlet of a schedule they’ll have to face, beginning next week in San Francisco.
Silverman: Goodell’s Legs Chopped As Saints’ Suspensions OverturnedThe damage has been done to Roger Goodell's reputation as NFL disciplinarian.
Suspensions Of Ex-Jet Jonathan Vilma, Three Others Lifted In Connection With 'Bountygate'The suspensions of ex-Jet Jonathan Vilma and three other players in the NFL's bounty investigation were lifted on Friday by a three-member appeals panel, and the league reinstated those players a few minutes later.
NFLPA Files Lawsuit, Calls Goodell "Evidently Biased"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."
Union Files Grievance In Bounty Case The NFL Players Association wants to remove Roger Goodell from the process when four players file appeals of their suspensions for the New Orleans Saints' bounty program.
Giants' Eli Manning Backs 'Bountygate' Bans For Vilma & Co.NFL commissioner Roger Goodell came down hard on "Bountygate" -- again -- and was criticized heavily -- again -- for the punishments handed down. Just not by Eli.
Ex-Jet Jonathan Vilma Suspended For Entire NFL Season For Participation In Bounty SystemNew Orleans Saints linebacker and former New York Jet Jonathan Vilma has been suspended without pay for the entire 2012 season by the NFL, one of four players punished for participating in a pay-for-pain bounty system.
Return Of Lockout Punctuates Wild Week In NFLFrom lockout to injunction to limbo and back to lockout - with a draft thrown in. Not even Super Bowl week gets that wild. Backed by an appeals court ruling, owners shut their doors once more, with players across the league trying to figure out where they stand - again.
NFLPA Responds To Goodell's LetterThe NFL's locked-out players wrote back to Commissioner Roger Goodell on Saturday, responding to his letter to them by saying: "Your statements are false."
Players' Union Rejects NFL's Profitability Data OfferA person familiar with the negotiations told The AP that the NFL offered to turn over five years of profitability data to the players' union — and the offer was rejected.