NFL Player Reveals Whistleblower Email In Suspension Row

Law360, Chicago (October 30, 2012, 7:46 PM EDT) -- New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, aiming to block a former NFL commissioner from hearing an appeal by suspended players, accused the league Monday of trying to mangle procedural integrity by redacting its emailed response to the whistleblower of the alleged bounty program behind the suspensions.

Vilma filed his reply memorandum in Louisiana federal court as part of his campaign to force former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue to recuse himself from serving as an arbitrator in the appeal. Vilma and three other players are challenging their...
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