Originally Posted by niko
Why? The findings were that everything he said was true, but that the owners forced the players to do it basically (and lied and corrupted the evidence). It's not finding out their was no bounty program. What's embarassing? No suspension can ever get overturned?
I agree with this, said so at the time. People in charge should get hammered, players had very little choice.
He handed out massive suspensions to players and they were all revoked. "You're guilty but we're not punishing you" is meaningless, a way for Tagliabue to try and act like he agreed with Goodell while letting the players off. The reality is obvious.
I was expecting Tagliabue to make some kind of punishment as he's really an NFL guy, being the last commissioner. Him removing all penalty is a statement that Goodell went way too far and leaves us to question if there was anything valid here whatsoever.