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Notes: Union trying to remove Paul Tagliabue from case

The players’ union and the four players suspended in the Saints’ bounties case filed motions Wednesday to have former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue removed from hearing their appeals.

They asked in US District Court in New Orleans that Tagliabue recuse himself because of a conflict of interest, and also asked for a neutral arbitrator to be appointed by the court.

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