The suspensions for those players involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty case have been overturned, according to a report from Jim Trotter of Sports Illustrated.
BREAKING: A 3-member appeals panel has overturned the player suspensions in the Saints bounty case, says a source. Details coming.— Jim Trotter (@SI_JimTrotter) September 7, 2012
Decision says Goodell can reconsider discipline only if there is evidence of intent to injure beyond just a performance pool, per source.— Jim Trotter (@SI_JimTrotter) September 7, 2012
This means all players will be eligible to play in Week 1. NFL Commissioner can re-consider discipline in the case moving forward so it's not necessarily a total victory for the Saints but for the time being it is.