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  1. Derrick Brooks to hear NFL appeals

    Pat Yasinskas

    Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks, who will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August, has a new job. Brooks will serve as an appeals officer, the NFL and NFL Players Association announced Friday morning. Brooks ...

    Blog | July 25, 2014
  2. Bucs won't draft based on appeal

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- The rumors of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' interest in Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel continue to swirl. That has led to some speculation that the Bucs might have an ulterior motive. Manziel, nicknamed "Johnny Football", might be...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  3. Goldson remains under NFL microscope

    Pat Yasinskas

    Tampa Bay safety Dashon Goldson won his appeal, but that doesn't mean he's off the NFL's radar. Goldson avoided a one-game suspension when his appeal was successful Wednesday morning, although he will have to pay a $100,000 fine. He's expected to ...

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  4. For now, Eric Wright still with Buccaneers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Eric Wright's appeal to get his $7.75 million base salary reinstated as guaranteed has been denied, according to numerous reports. That means the Tampa Bay Buccaneers don't have to guarantee Wright anything. When Wright originally signed his contr...

    Blog | March 15, 2013
  5. Vitt: Williams put bounty on other coaches

    Pat Yasinskas

    NEW ORLEANS -- The bounty scandal is pretty much over, but details continue to emerge. The Times-Picayune obtained a copy of New Orleans Saints assistant head coach Joe Vitt's testimony before appeals officer and former NFL commissioner Paul Tagli...

    Blog | January 28, 2013
  6. Call It: Was Tagliabue right or wrong?

    Pat Yasinskas

    By now, we know that former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue, acting as an appeals officer, vacated all player discipline in the New Orleans Saints bounty case. As I wrote earlier, this comes across as convoluted because Tagliabue also said he foun...

    Blog | December 11, 2012
  7. Atlanta Falcons take a huge stride

    Pat Yasinskas

    ATLANTA -- Not even the New Orleans Saints, whose recent history shows a fondness for challenging everything, can appeal this one. The Atlanta Falcons really are a good football team. The signature win that every skeptic seemed to be waiting fo...

    Blog | November 30, 2012
  8. NFLPA asks Tagliabue to step aside

    Pat Yasinskas

    The NFL Players Association just sent out a news release saying it will make a motion for former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue to recuse himself from hearing the appeals of the four players that are facing suspensions in the New Orleans bounty dram...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  9. Vilma happy Tagliabue will hear appeals

    Pat Yasinskas

    TAMPA, Fla. -- After making his season debut in a 35-28 victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma said he's happy with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to recuse himself from hearing the appeals of playe...

    Blog | October 21, 2012
  10. Jonathan Vilma of New Orleans Saints happy with Paul Tagliabue ta...

    Pat Yasinskas

    New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma said he's happy with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decision to recuse himself from hearing the appeals of the four players facing possible suspensions in the bounty drama.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2012
  11. Film of the NFC South chat

    Pat Yasinskas

    With the news breaking that NFL commissioner Roger Goodell had recused himself from hearing appeals of player suspensions in the New Orleans bounty saga, I didn't get a chance Friday to go through film of the NFC South chat. So let's take this opp...

    Blog | October 20, 2012
  12. Tagliabue to take over appeals from Goodell

    Pat Yasinskas

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has recused himself from hearing the appeals of player suspensions in the New Orleans Saints' bounty saga. I'd say that's at least a momentary victory for Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Anthony Hargrove and Scott Fujita...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  13. Around the NFC South

    Pat Yasinskas

    Time for a look at the Saturday morning headlines from around the NFC South: NEW ORLEANS SAINTS Andrew Brandt writes that an appeals panel's decision to overturn the suspensions of players in the bounty saga is a blow to NFL commissioner Roger ...

    Blog | September 08, 2012
  14. Scott Fujita stabilizes Browns linebackers

    Pat Yasinskas

    Defending against Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick on Sunday might have just become slightly easier for the Cleveland Browns. An appeals panel has overturned the three-game suspension of Cleveland outside linebacker Scott Fujita as well as th...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  15. Anthony Hargrove taking last shot

    Pat Yasinskas

    Phil Williams, the agent for former New Orleans defensive tackle Anthony Hargrove (now with Green Bay) just gave us what is likely to be Hargrove's case when his appeal of an eight-game suspension is heard by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday....

    Blog | June 17, 2012
  16. Goodell: Evidence could follow appeals

    Pat Yasinskas

    Don't look for quick rulings on the appeals of the suspensions of New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive end Will Smith. Wrapping up an owners meeting in Atlanta, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he will not rule on the appeals unt...

    Blog | May 22, 2012