NFL Players Association Sues League Over 'Bountygate'

Law360, New York (July 5, 2012, 4:49 PM EDT) -- The NFL Players Association sued the National Football League on Thursday over the suspension of three players for their purported participation in a bounty scheme, arguing that the league’s commissioner violated the collective bargaining agreement by serving as the arbitrator in the case.

In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Louisiana seeking to set aside the suspensions of the three former and current players for the New Orleans Saints, the NFLPA contended that commissioner Roger Goodell presided over a flawed arbitration process when he suspended...
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