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Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the NFL has a “ledger” showing earnings for New Orleans Saints players in the bounty program, which includes payments of $1,000 for cart-offs, $400 for hard hits and $100 deductions for mental errors.
According to sources, the NFL showed portions of the ledger during meetings with some of those who have been investigated in the scandal.
“The players clearly knew what was going each week with the payments,” a source told Yahoo! Sports. In fact, multiple sources admitted that Saints defensive players would regularly encourage teammates to put money earned from the bounty system back into the pool. It’s unclear if that was to increase the potential winnings or eventually use the money for some other purpose.
Regardless of whether the money was paid out or not, the mere implication of a cash payment for such plays is considered a violation of league rules.
As Cole points out in his article, the ledger doesn’t necessarily prove that there was...
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The NFL reportedly has a copy of a "ledger" that details week-by-week earnings of New Orleans Saints players involving the team's alleged bounty system.