Skip to main content

Sullivan wants Sharper and McCray punished for roles in bounty scandal

Vikings' center John Sullivan says he still can't go back and watch the 2009 NFC Championship game because it hurts too much. Sullivan, like punter Chris Kluwe, believes Saints' linebacker Jonathan Vilma should be kicked out of the NFL. He also wants former Saints' safety Darren Sharper and defensive lineman Bobby McCray to be punished for taking shots at Brett Favre.
  • Author:
  • Updated:
    Original:

Vikings' center John Sullivan says he still can't go back and watch the 2009 NFC Championship game because it hurts too much. Sullivan, like punter Chris Kluwe, believes Saints' linebacker Jonathan Vilma should be kicked out of the NFL. He also wants former Saints' safety Darren Sharper and defensive lineman Bobby McCray to be punished for taking shots at Brett Favre.

Next Up

Owl

New Raptor Center data shows 'substantial drop' in bird flu patients

However, the virus remains a serious health threat for birds.

Screen Shot 2022-05-18 at 6.16.34 PM

Suspect kills himself after shooting woman and baby at Fargo restaurant

The suspect was found dead in a stolen vehicle in Minnesota.

CK Kyle Kasio

Charges: Guest stabbed three men as they slept in Albert Lea

Investigators believe the suspect is related to all three victims.

Kandiyohi County Courthouse

2 charged for fentanyl overdose death of 19-year-old

The-19-year-old died from a fentanyl overdose last month.

storm, severe weather

Severe thunderstorm watch: Hail, 65 mph gusts, tornadoes possible

The watch is just north of the Twin Cities metro area.

Lake Minnetonka

The staggering rise of Minnesota's most famous lakes this spring

Imagine dumping Lake Minnetonka into Lake Superior 47 times.

Marijuana, cannabis

Minnesota Senate shoots down latest marijuana legalization attempt

The bill didn't receive the required votes for further consideration on Wednesday.

tree

Minneapolis wants to use $1M in federal cash to plant 200,000 trees

The goal is to have these trees planted by the year 2040.

Screen Shot 2022-05-18 at 12.54.22 PM

MOA theater to debut wrap-around, 270-degree movie screen

The new technology will expand the movie screen onto the side walls of the theater auditorium.

Related

Vikings punter Kluwe blasts Saints for bounty scandal

Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is blasting the New Orleans Saints over the Bountygate scandal. Kluwe tells City Pages Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and linebacker Jonathan Vilma should be banned for life.

Kluwe says Saints' linebacker Jonathan Vilma 'should be banned for life'

Vikings' punter Chris Kluwe took to Twitter on Wednesday to voice his opinions on the severe penalties handed down to the Saints for employing a bounty program during the 2009 NFL season. On Thursday Kluwe let his voice be heard and said Saints' linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive coordinator Gregg Williams "should be banned for life."

NFL: Bounty on Favre at least $35,000

The NFL released more details about bounties the Saints put on opponents in 2009. The bounty on Brett Favre during the NFC title game was at least $35,000. Original reports suggested it was a $10,000 bounty, initiated by linebacker Jonathan Vilma -- but he wasn't alone...

NFL suspends Vilma for 2012 season for role in BountyGate scandal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has suspended Jonathan Vilma for all of 2012 for his role in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal. Three other Saints drew suspensions, ranging from three games to eight games.

Favre refuses to make 'big deal' out of Saints bounty scandal

Former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre says he's happy the truth is finally coming out about the New Orleans Saints bounty program. He tells Sports Illustrated "some of their guys should have been fined more" for cheap shots during the 2009 NFC Championship Game. But in the end, Favre says the biggest thing that bugs him is that Minnesota lost.

Vikings react to Saints' dirty play

Multiple Vikings took to Twitter after hearing news that the New Orleans Saints intentionally tried to injure opposing players during the 2009-10 season. Percy Harvin hinted that if the story is true he would want revenge for the Saints' cheap shots on Brett Favre in the 2010 NFC championship game. Chris Kluwe tweeted, "You're talking about paying someone to INTENTIONALLY injure someone else. They put people in JAIL for that."

Tarkenton says Williams should be put in prison for bounty scandal

Former Vikings quarterback Fran Tarkenton told a Chicago radio station that former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams "should be banned, forever." But that's not all Tarkenton wants. He says Williams "ought to go to prison" for his "criminal behavior."

Washington signs John Sullivan

Former Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan signs with Washington.