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Workers' comp bill scrapped for now

Updated: May 27, 2014, 11:22 PM ET
By Mike Triplett | ESPN.com

A controversial workers' compensation bill in Louisiana that sparked a battle between the New Orleans Saints and the NFL Players Association has been pulled from consideration for the current legislative session.

Rep. Chris Broadwater, R-Hammond, said he decided to pull the bill he had proposed with the backing of the Saints in hopes all parties could reach a compromise in the future. In essence, the NFLPA forced a punt after an aggressive defensive stand over the past several weeks.

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