There have been very few NFL head coaches who’ve openly given their two cents on the Saints’ bounty scandal and subsequent punishment from commissioner Roger Goodell.
Andy Reid has chosen to break the trend.
In a recent interview with the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Eagles’ longtime coach threw his support behind Goodell and his strict handling of BountyGate
“I don’t agree with bounties,” Reid said. “I know I don’t believe in that, and I know I support what the commissioner did.”
Despite the heavy amount of negative press Goodell receives on a frequent basis, Reid says the commish is doing a “great job” of improving the game and “making people accountable” for their actions.
“I think the league’s done a great job, and I think if you look at the big picture of Roger Goodell, people kind of micro-analyze him, I think. You have to look at the things that he’s doing he feels are the best for the game,” Reid said.
“He’s making people accountable for their work and what the