NFLPA Reportedly Files for Restraining Order in Saints’ Bounty-Scandal Saga

September 5, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The NFLPA has reportedly filed for a temporary restraining order that would allow three players suspended in the Saints bounty scandal to take the field. 
Tulane University's sports law program director Gabe Feldman had this tweet:
NFLPA just filed motion for temporary restraining order in Bounty case to lift suspensions before regular season starts.
— Gabe Feldman (@SportsLawGuy) September 4, 2012 On Aug. 30, the AP reported that a three-member panel had concluded hearing the NFLPA's appeal of the decision by—and I will let the AP lay out the legal language here—"NFL system arbitrator Stephen Burbank, who concluded that Goodell had the authority to hear and rule on the players' appeals of their suspensions."
As the AP points out, the panel was going to "try to issue an opinion next week." 
The involved players, which the AP reports in a different article, are the Packers' Anthony Hargrove, Saints' Will Smith&nbs...

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