Found March 25, 2012 on Chicago Sports Life:
Commissioner Roger Goodell came down, and came down hard on the Saint’s with a landry list of fines and suspensions. Goodell has suspended Payton for a full season, Williams for an indefinite period, assistant coach Joe Vitt for six games, and  GM Mickey Loomis for eight games. A $500,000 fine for the team and the [...]

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