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Tagliabue wants to get rid of poison pills

Paul Tagliabue wants to ban the type of "poison pills" the Vikings and Seahawks used recently. But that will come at a price.

Updated: March 29, 2006, 9:54 AM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Steve Hutchinson earned three trips to the Pro Bowl and one to the Super Bowl by blowing holes in defenses as a member of Seattle's offensive line. With the help of his agent, Tom Condon, and the Minnesota Vikings, Hutchinson also blew a big hole in the NFL free agency system.

Named a transition player by the Seahawks, Hutchinson was free to negotiate with any team, with the Seahawks retaining the right to match any offer. But the Vikings used a so-called "poison ...

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