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Pierre Thomas, Darren Sproles, Mark Ingram, Chris Ivory and now Tarvaris Cadet make up arguably the most versatile running back crew in NFL history. The only issue is the indecisiveness of the New Orleans Saints in not letting one of these backs go after training camp. Three to four running backs are the tradition for [...]
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A collective bargaining agreement appeals panel overturned the NFL's suspensions of four players involved in the New Orleans Saints "bounty" program.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell can still suspend the players if he proves there was intent to injure. The four players are eligible to play this Sunday.
"Consistent with the panel's decision, Commissioner...
Now that his suspension has been overturned, Saints defensive end Will Smith will play in this Sunday’s opener against the Redskins, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network.
Per a source, Saints DE Will Smith is planning on playing on Sunday.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) September 7, 2012
I’m not sure how effective Smith will be since he hasn’t been on the field for...
At last, the war between the players and the league is over. Jim Trotter of Sports Illustrated broke news this afternoon that all players involved in the NewOrleans Saints bounty scandal have had their suspensions overturned by a three member panel.
BREAKING: A 3-member appeals panel has overturned the player suspensions in the Saints bounty case, says a source. Details coming...
Saints wide receiver Marques Colston is listed as questionable for Sunday's season opener against the Washington Redskins with a foot injury.
Colston, a sixth-year pro out of Hofstra, has been limited in practice over the past two days. He had 80 receptions for 1,143 yards and eight touchdowns last season.
Others listed as questionable include wide receiver Adrian Arrington...
Yes, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter , the best defensive players on the field for the Saints will be playing Sunday against the Redskins.
Yes, the news is fairly shocking since most expected Will Smith at defensive end was suspended on top of Jon Vilma, the team’s leading tackler.
Both players are Pro Bowl caliber and it should be noted that the Brown’s Scott Fujita will...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the suspensions for the players involved in the Saints bounty case have been lifted. Which means they can now play this season and not miss any games.
Saints players won on appeal…
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 7, 2012
With Saints winning appeal, suspensions are voided as Roger Goodell doesn’t have jurisdiction and Stephen...
“Victory is Mine”
That’s what Saints linebacker Jon Vilma tweeted moments after learning his suspension and those of three other players would be overturned as part of the Saints’ bounty scandal. Quoting a cartoon character from “Family Guy” was an apropos way to sum up what’s been a joke of a scandal all off-season long. Punishments with no proof. Speculation with...
Earlier this year four players were suspended by the NFL for their alleged roles in the New Orleans Saints bounty situation – Saints DE Will Smith (4 games), Browns linebacker Scott Fujita (3 games), free agent Anthony Hargrove (8 games) and Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma (the entire 2012 season). Per a report from Sports Illustrated, [...]
After practicing for two days this week, New Orleans Saints receiver Adrian Arrington, who continues to work his back following meniscus surgery on his right knee, wasn't able to take the field Thursday.
Arrington joined reserve tackle Marcel Jones as the only Saints players to miss practice on Thursday.
Saints interim coach Aaron Kromer said Jones, a rookie seventh-round...
Popular techie site Mashable listed this week 32 'must follow' Twitter accounts for NFL fans, and CHFF joined a veritable who's who of players and media heavyweights.
Suspensions for four players connected to the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal have been overturned by a three-man arbitration panel, sources tell ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
The ruling should clear Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove to start the season.
"Victory is mine!!!! -stewie griffin," Vilma tweeted Friday afternoon. Source: ESPN.com
Saints receiver Marques Colston didn't practice Wednesday due to a sore left foot, but it isn't considered serious.Fantasy Spin:Interim coach Aaron Kromer said he thinks all of his injured players will play Sunday, Colston included, according to Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
The NFL and the NFLPA both filed responses Thursday morning to separate orders handed out by U.S. District Judge Helen Berrigan.
The NFLPA spelled out why it feels there is no conflict of interest in representing the players' union along with New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith and former Saints defenders Scott Fujita and Anthony Hargrove in the fight for a temporary...