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A list of coaching suspensions in the NFL.
2012 - New Orleans coach Sean Payton for the 2012 season, former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams indefinitely and assistant coach Joe Vitt six games, because of the team's bounty system that targeted opposing players over a three-year period.
2011 - Baltimore offensive line coach Andy Moeller for two weeks and a $47,000 fine for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.
2010 - New York Jets strength and conditioning coach Sal Alosi indefinitely for instructing players to stand in a wall on the sidelines and tripping Miami's Nolan Carol on a punt return in their game on Dec. 12.
2010 - New Orleans assistant defensive line coach Travis Jones 30 days for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.
2007 - Dallas assistant coach Wade Wilson five games for violating NFL rules on using performance-enhancing drugs.
1978 - New England coach Chuck Fairbanks one game for accepting the head coaching position at the Univer...
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It looks like Saints fans and the city if New Orleans has found a way to deal with the smack down that the NFL laid on their beloved football team.
One of the penalties that the NFL handed out to the Saints was that their head coach Sean Payton would be suspended for an entire year, so he’ll miss the 2012 season.
To support the Saints and Payton, you can...
Saints defensive tackle Tom Johnson launched a passionate defense of Sean Payton, describing the head coach's league-imposed yearlong ban for his part in the bounty program scandal as "not right."
"We knew there would be some type [of punishment], but not this," Johnson told the Sun Herald.
The Super Bowl-winning coach was suspended by the NFL for the entire...
The NFL has suspended Sean Payton for one year stemming from the Bounty Program scandal in New Orleans.
General Manager Mickey Loomis has also been dealt an eight-game suspension, and former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has been suspended indefinitely - namely as he was said to be a ringleader in the scandal.
And assistant head coach Joe Vitt has been fined his salary for...
The NFL announced that New Orleans Saints Head Coach, Sean Payton, will be suspended without pay, for the entire 2012 season for his involvement in the team's bounty program. Payton's suspension will begin on April 1. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell also suspended the team's former Defensive Coodintator, Gregg Williams, indefinitely, and handed Saints General Manager,...
Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is apologizing to the NFL, to St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher, the Rams organization and football fans in general for running a bounty pool while he was in New Orleans.
Williams was suspended indefinitely on Wednesday by the NFL, and the Rams say he'll be eligible for reinstatement after the season.
In a new statement, Williams does not...
Huge huge day for NFL news. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton gets suspended for an entire season- costing him $7.5 million. Former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is banned from football indefinitely.
From Los Sports Blog:
When news broke in early March 2012 that the New Orleans Saints had instituted a bounty system dated as far back as 2009, the immediate question was how...
ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Rams' offseason momentum came to an abrupt halt Wednesday. A reconstruction that began in January, with the firings of Steve Spagnuolo and Billy Devaney, met its first crisis with Gregg Williams' unchecked ego to blame.
The Rams are collateral damage in the worst scandal to rock the NFL in recent memory. Yes, commissioner Roger Goodell's ruling...
Sean Payton has been suspended a year, effective April 1, 2012
Roger Goodell has just handed down his punishment for the Saints and BountyGate and it’s obvious he’s looking to make a statement. Sean Payton, head coach of the New Orleans Saints, has been suspended for one-year. This will be effective starting on April 1, 2012.
Also, Gregg Williams, has been suspended indefinitely...
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe seems irate over the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal. He told “Judd & Phunn” on 1500 ESPN that he would like to see Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams banned from the NFL.
“I was pleased,” Kluwe said when asked about Goodell’s actions per ESPN1500. “My position has always...