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Ex-commissioner Tagliabue vacates suspensions

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Former commissioner Paul Tagliabue overturned the suspensions Tuesday of four National Football League players involved in a bounty scheme scandal. 

Former league commissioner Paul Tagliabue, pictured on 11 September 2008, overturned the suspensions Tuesday of four National Football League players involved in a bounty scheme scandal.

Jonathan Vilma, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith and Scott Fujita were all suspended by current commissioner Roger Goodell seven months ago for their roles in the bounty programme that saw players given financial rewards for injuring opponents from 2009-2011.

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