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Buffalo Bills tight end Michael Gaines (86) is up ended by New York Jets linebacker Jonathan Vilma (51) after catching a pass in the third quarter at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park, NY, on September 30, 2007. The Buffalo Bills defeated the New York Jets 17 - 14. (UPI Photo/Jerome Davis)
The 2012 NFL season started under the cloud of a lockout and replacement referees but ended with new stars shining and established players reaching new heights.
Suspensions slapped on four New Orleans Saints players in the team's bounty scandal have been vacated, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue said Tuesday.
The approach of Hurricane Sandy has forced the postponement of a key NFL hearing in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal, multiple reports indicated Saturday.
The NFL players' union announced Wednesday it was seeking to remove former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue from any involvement in the New Orleans bounty case.
The National Football League announced Friday former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue would hear an appeal from four players in the New Orleans bounty case.
Suspended New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma Monday asked a federal judge to overturn his NFL ban, saying he'll return to practice this week.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Tuesday tweaked his punishment of three of the four players caught in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal.
An appeals panel has overturned suspensions of four players but the NFL says it will make an "expedited" decision on its own discipline in the "bounty" scandal.
NFL chief Roger Goodell said Friday the league is putting renewed emphasis on enforcing a ban on bounties -- "No exceptions. No excuses."
A federal judge denied suspended New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma's request for a restraining order that would allow him to return to the team.