Tagliabue vacates all player discipline in Bounty Scandal
Wow. NFL announces that Paul Tagliabue "vacates all player discipline"
Paul Tagliabue vacates all suspensions on Saints bounty case, even though he concurs with facts found by league re: Vilma, Smith, Hargrove
Tagliabue affirms factual findings of Commissioner Goodell...concludes Hargrove, Smith, Vilma "engaged in conduct detrimental" and...
vacates all player discipline. "Unlike Saints' broad organizational misconduct, player appeals involve sharply focused issues of alleged...
"...individual player misconduct in several different aspects...My affirmation of Commissioner Goodell's findings could certainly justify...
"the issuance of fines. However, this entire case has been contaminated by the coaches and others in the Saints' organization."