Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue has postponed Tuesday's appeals hearings on the New Orleans Saints' bounty case because of a tropical system forecasted to hit the Northeast, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
A judge said that he will rule next week on Roger Goodell's request to stop Jonathan Vilma 's lawyers from deposing the NFL commissioner and obtaining documents related to the Saints bounty scandal, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Jonathan Vilma and his attorney, Peter Ginsberg, appeared before U.S. Magistrate Daniel Knowles III Thursday and addressed the timing of discovery in Vilma's defamation of character suit against NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
With Cleveland scheduled to play Thursday night against Baltimore, Browns linebacker Scott Fujita is likely to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Saturday.
New Orleans Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt says he called NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday morning and offered to take a lie detector test to prove that the league's bounty allegations against him are false.
Arbitrator Shyam Das has ruled in the NFL's favor and dismissed the NFL Players Association's grievance in the bounty case against four New Orleans Saints players, league spokesman Greg Aiello told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Friday.