Will Smith and Anthony Hargrove met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday about the Saints bounty scandal and Scott Fujita's meeting was postponed.
Fujita, now with the Cleveland Browns, is getting treatment for an injured left knee that he hurt in the preseason and couldn't come to New York.
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello said the players left the NFL offices around 4 p.m., about three hours after they arrived.
Fujita requested a video conference but the league rejected that idea. NFL officials wanted face-to-face meetings and plan to reschedule his session.
The players had to meet with Goodell after the suspensions he placed on them were lifted by an appeals panel. Fujita, Smith, Hargrove and Jonathan Vilma were penalized by Goodell for their roles in the New Orleans bounty program.
Just hours after helping his team beat the Denver Broncos on Monday night, running back Michael Turner was in the Gwinnett County Jail, charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and speeding. Turner, 30, of Suwanee, Ga., was booked into the jail just after 5 a.m., and was released about two hours later on $2,179 bond, according to jail records. Gwinnett police Cpl. Edwin Ritter said a DUI Task Force officer stopped Turner's Audi R8 sports car for going 97 mph in a 65 mph zone on I-85 northbound just after 4 a.m.
Jason Kelce needs season-ending knee surgery, forcing the Eagles to replace another key offensive lineman. Kelce was placed on injured reserve after he had surgery to repair a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee. Dallas Reynolds will now start at center.
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