bounties http://wwno.org en Hargrove Agent: NFL's Bounty Probe About Semantics http://wwno.org/post/hargrove-agent-nfls-bounty-probe-about-semantics <p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; The agent for suspended defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove says the NFL has used semantics, but not hard evidence, as the basis for punishing Saints players in its bounty investigation. In a statement, agent Phil Williams questions whether the NFL made Hargrove a central figure in its investigation because his past drug suspensions made him an &quot;easy target.&quot;</p> Mon, 18 Jun 2012 14:31:44 +0000 The Associated Press 13978 at http://wwno.org Vilma's Lawyer Challenges Ledger http://wwno.org/post/vilmas-lawyer-challenges-ledger <p>The attorney for suspended New Orleans linebacker Jonathan <font color="red">Vilma</font> says a ledger of cash bonuses and fines for Saints players shows no proof of bounties placed on targeted opponents. Lawyer Peter Ginsberg says the leaking of the ledger shows how &quot;irresponsible&quot; NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been in handling the bounty probe.<span style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span></p> Mon, 04 Jun 2012 15:52:37 +0000 The Associated Press 12793 at http://wwno.org