New Orleans Saints
Vitt says a piece of evidence made public in the NFL’s bounty investigation this week falsely portrays him pledging money to an incentive pool.
A high-ranking Senator will meet with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to talk about bounties in professional football.
The New Orleans Saints have hired a firm run by former FBI director Louis Freeh to conduct an internal investigation of the NFL club.
Four players appealed punishments for their role in the NFL bounty scandal. And according to a report, Commissioner Roger Goodell will hear those appeals on June 18.
An arbitrator has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has the authority to discipline New Orleans Saints players for their role in a bounty system.
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that he is confident bounties will no longer be an issue, presumably because of the swift, severe sanctions levied against the Saints.
Goodell also has spoken Tuesday about the league’s relationship with the players union, which has been marked by recent contentiousness, including grievances, appeals and the suit.
With a dispute under way over the player suspensions handed out in the Saints’ bounty case, NFL owners will meet in Atlanta on Tuesday.
Suspended Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has filed a defamation lawsuit against NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.
The Louisiana Legislature is asking the NFL to reconsider the penalties imposed on the New Orleans Saints because of its bounty program.
The union claims NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell doesn’t have the authority to hand out discipline for player conduct that occurred before the current collective bargaining agreement was finalized last August.
The complaint claims that conduct before the new collective bargaining agreement was signed last August is not subject to discipline by the NFL