Found May 07, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
According to Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, a source told him that the NFL has misrepresented what former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams said in his interviews with the league. Triplett’s source told him that Williams never admitted that a “bounty program” was actually instituted and that the NFL “rephrased his statements to satisfy its needs.” Of course this doesn’t mean that Williams and the Saints are innocent, but if there’s a good time for the NFL to come out and show everyone the evidence they have against the Saints, now’s the time.  That’s of course if they have any solid evidence. I just see Roger Goodell in his corner office right now saying, “uh oh.”
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