Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/22/14

MIAMI GARDENS, FL - FEBRUARY 07: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell watches teams warm up prior to the start of Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
It is nothing less than amazing for me to see the time, energy and rhetoric that is surrounding the allegations made against the New Orleans Saints with regards to the "bounty" system they employed. Much has and will be said about the severity of these allegations and what the ramifications will be, both with the Saints, Greg Williams and the league as a whole. Having been a head coach, there are a couple things that jump out at me. First, this is very consistent with the actions of commissioner Roger Goodell. Since taking the job, Goodell has made it abundantly clear that the safety of the players, as he sees it, is going to be the top priority. Many can debate the tools he has employed to do this. The focus of on-the-field rules with regard to head-to-head hits and hitting "defenseless" players coupled with the changes in practice routine regulations in the latest CBA can be debated as to whether they are good for the game or not. What can't be debated is the intent of protectin...
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