New York, NY (Sports Network) - On the same day a lawyer for Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma called the bounty appeal hearing for his client and three other players a sham, the NFL presented reporters with previously unseen evidence it has collected in the case.
Among the revelations Monday were details of the alleged bounty program kept on a computer system provided by Saints owner Tom Benson, as well as a $35,000 bounty against then-Vikings quarterback Brett Favre in the NFC Championship Game in 2010, the same year the Saints won the Super Bowl.
The NFL showed the evidence to reporters from several media outlets, including CBSSports.com and Sports Illustrated.
According to CBS, one slide from the Saints computer system read: "Now it's time to do our job, collect bounty money, no apologies, let's go hunting." It was accompanied by a photo of Duane Chapman, known better as the star of the reality TV show "Dog the Bounty Hunter."
The NFL revealed that...