Just as Scott Fujita was professing his innocence, commissioner Roger Goodell indicated he’s ready to prove bounties did indeed take place in New Orleans.
Addressing the media following Tuesday’s Spring League Meeting, Goodell said the NFL plans to release proof of bounties to the public, NFL.com reports.
“Yes, I do,” Goodell said when he was asked if he expected the proof to be revealed.
Though we’ll eventually get to feast our eyes on what should be overwhelming evidence, Goodell said no more information would be released until the appeals process with the NFL Players Association concludes. Fujita, Jonathan Vilma, and other alleged participants in the illegal ‘pay-for-play’ system have recently filed grievances against the league after being handed multi-game suspensions.
Interestingly, Goodell confirmed the NFLPA “expressly told the players not to cooperate in the bounty investigation.”
“I invited them in and they decided not to do that,” Goodell said.
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