NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for a full year. The suspension stems from a bounty system the league says the Saints maintained for three years that paid defensive players to knock opposing players out of games, including the 2009 NFC Championship game against the Vikings.
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Players union files grievance against NFL in Saints bounty case
The NFL Players Association is challengings NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's authority to suspend four current and former New Orleans players who took part in the Saints' bounty program, which targeted former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre.
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.
Goodell rejects appeal of Saints penalties
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has denied the appeal of punishments doled out to the New Orleans Saints for their bounty system. That makes it certain that the Saints' Sean Payton will not coach at all next season. He'll be suspended for the year for the team's policy that rewarded players who knocked opponents - such as the Vikings' Brett Favre - out of games with injuries.
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...
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.
Saints' Gregg Williams allegedly had bounty on Brad Johnson
Greg Williams -- the New Orleans defensive coordinator accused of putting bounties on opposing players -- allegedly targeted former Vikings quarterback Brad Johnson in 2006.
Favre says he's not bothered by Saints' bounty
Former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre told the NFL Network's Deion Sanders Friday that he doesn't care that the New Orleans Saints had a bounty on him in the NFC Championship Game in 2010. "What bothers me is we didn't win the game," Favre told Sanders.
Saints' Vilma files appeal of year-long suspension
Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is appealing his season-long suspension for his part in BountyGate. Vilma says NFL commissioner Roger Goodell shouldn’t have the final say in the matter. Vilma reportedly offered $10,00 to the player who forced Brett Favre out of 2009 NFC title game.
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