Tagliabue voids Saints bounty suspensions

December 11, 2012 | Updated: 2:32 p.m., December 11, 2012

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The NFL announced Tuesday that former commissioner Paul Tagliabue has ruled to “vacate” the suspensions of the New Orleans Saints players in the bounty scandal.

“The players have been allowed to play while appeals are pending, though Scott Fujita is on injured reserve and Hargrove is not with a team,” the NFL posted on the organization’s website. “Shortly before the regular season, the initial suspensions were vacated by an appeal panel created by the league’s collective bargaining agreement. Goodell then reissued them with some modifications. Meanwhile, the players have challenged the NFL’s handling of the entire process in federal court.”

Read the full decision here: Tagliabue-decision-bounty-appeal