December 11, 2012
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell saw his ruling overturned Tuesday that four former and current New Orleans Saints players were to be suspended for their roles in the bounty-gate scandal that rocked the league this offseason. Goodell appointed former commish Paul Tagliabue to oversee the players’ appeals, and Tagliabue ruled in favor of the players.
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In a stunning reversal Tuesday, former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue does not side with current NFL commish Roger Goodell’s punishments for the Saints’ bounty scandal and instead overturns the suspensions of the four players.