Contact Us

Are the Banned Saints facing Long Odds in Court With NFL?

Jonathan Vilma
Stacy Revere/Getty Images

It could be an uphill battle the NFLPA faces after suing the league in federal court Thursday.

“Bounty-gate” might be far from over with the latest lawsuit filed in the Eastern District Court of New Orleans, Louisiana.

It comes less than a year after the union and league reached a 10-year bargaining agreement this past August.

The NFLPA called the appeals process for four current or former New Orleans Saints players “evidently biased,” requesting a judge overturn Goodell’s suspensions and appoint an impartial arbitrator to hear the appeals of Saints defensive end Will Smith and former Saints defensive players Anthony Hargrove and Scott Fujita.

The three players along with Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, suspended for the entire 2012 season, were determined by league investigators to have played key roles in the 2009-2011, pay-for-injury program. Current Green Bay Packer Hargrove was suspended eight games, Smith was banned four games and current Cleveland Browns linebacker Fujita three games.

Via [Indystar.com]

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1130thetiger.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 1130 AM: The Tiger quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 1130 AM: The Tiger quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!