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Tagliabue Vacates Bounty Penalties

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Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue made a drastic change in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal as the NFL announced all suspensions and penalties for Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive end Will Smith, along with former linebacker Scott Fujita and defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove have been vacated.

 

Here's what NFL spokesman Greg Aiello wrote on Tagliabue's decision via Twitter Tuesday afternoon: "Tagliabue affirms factual findings of Commissioner Goodell...concludes Hargrove, Smith, Vilma 'engaged in conduct detrimental' and vacates all player discipline."

 

 

Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue made a drastic change in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal Tuesday as the NFL announced all suspensions and penalties for...

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