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Saints BountyScamô Update: What Roger Goodell hasn't yet been able to accomplish with Jonathan Vilma, he managed to get done with ex-Saint Anthony Hargrove today. I was slow on the trigger today, our Packers writer Red Raider caught it before I did and sent me the news. One of Roger's wet dreams has finally come true: Roger managed to get a player fired from his team over BountyScamô...
Hell... fired, released, sacked, pink slip, permanent vacation, whatthephuk ever, it's all the same thing, and it's all semantics according to Roger Goodell.
The NFL's definition of semantics:
"Semantics is a term we use when we refuse to define a word."
"Semantics is a term we use when the fans demand an explanation why the NFLPA and the Saints players have described "whack hit" as a hard legal hit, and we define it as evidence of a conspiracy to commit felony assault."
Semantics is a word we use in prosecuting a player without due process stretching the legalese of the CBA like a rubber band based upon our secret definition of a word we use in our allegations that we refuse to define."
At any rate, all semantics aside Anthony Hargrove was fired today by the Green Bay Packers, so Roger won his first small victory.
Goodell accused and convicted Hargrove of lying, hence the 8 game suspension that got his azz fired from the Packers. What was Hargrove's lie? Hargrove told Goodell the Saints player pool wasn't a pay-for-injury pool.
Bam... Hargrove defied Goodell's pre-determined version of the truth so Anthony got an 8 game suspension. The Packers couldn't hang with that, so they kicked Hargrove to the curb.
NFL justice, Goodell style.
I'd love to see Goodell in an episode of the smash hit "Cajun Justice".