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NFL Reduces Some Suspensions Over Saints Injury "Bounties"

Players involved spoke with the NFL for the first time, and the commissioner says they confirm most of the facts

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Here is a copy of the release the NFL issued Tuesday on the New Orleans Saints bounty case:

Commissioner Roger Goodell reaffirmed the discipline for four players in the New Orleans Saints' bounty matter Tuesday, but adjusted certain aspects of it following recent meetings with each of the players, the first time those players had agreed to speak directly to the NFL to give their side of the story.