Found March 02, 2012 on Online Sports Guys:
((HT: appears that the New Orleans Saints (or, at least, 22 to 27 of them, anyway) may have had an internally-funded bounty program that served as motivation for the players during the 2009, 2010, and 2011 season...DC Gregg Williams was always known as an aggressive guy, so this really isn't a surprise...But, seriously, the HQ asks: So what...??? And who doesn't do this...???Here's Sean Fazende at the adult table...DayPortPlayer.newPlayer({articleID:"30213",bannerAdConDefID:"13",videoAdObjectID:"12",videoAdConDefID:"5",accPos:"CCTVI.NEWS.LOCAL",accSite:"WVUE",playVideoAds:"true",isDevMode:"false",slideShow:"false",idmMarkerID:"Shadowbox8e4600194b134619b049916bbf780afc",autoPlay:"false",categoryID:"3",playerInstanceID:"68C8B159-BF06-A4F1-D73D-81F034362211",domain:"",playerType:"Dayport"});...

Report: Buffalo used bounties too

According to a report by a Buffalo newspaper, former Bills players have admitted they were given compensation for "knockout shots" while Greg Williams was the head coach in Buffalo from 2001 through 2003.

The Washington Redskins reportedly had a bounty system under Gregg Williams, too

Former New Orleans Saints and current St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams reportedly established a bounty system while he was working for the Washington Redskins. It’s the same kind of system that he established when he worked for the Saints. The Washington Post reports that Williams doled out thousands of dollars to Redskins defensive players for “kill shots”...

Did Gregg William's Illegal Bounty System Help End Peyton Manning's Career in Indianapolis?

A bombshell report rocked the NFL today as word of an illegal bounty system imposed by then Saints Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams reached the public. Players were rewarded financially for injuries caused to opposing stars. Now, players claim such a system was in place in Washington during Williams' tenure. This begs the question: were the egregious hits on Peyton Manning...

Why Saints Fans Should & Shouldn’t Freak Out About “Bounty” Story

Apparently when Gregg Williams schemed the Saints out of a comeback win in San Francisco this January, he wasn’t done with making us want to kick him in the face. News broke yesterday that the former defensive coordinator admitted to implementing a “bounty system” when he was with the team, one that awarded players cash for knocking opponents out of games, getting players...

NFL Summons Gregg Williams to New York City, Suspension a Possibility

On Friday, Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams was exposed for his role in a "pay for performance" program that was operational during his three-year span with the New Orleans Saints, and possibly during his time with the Washington Redskins and Buffalo Bills as well. The program offered incentives to players who made big plays, such as fumbles and interceptions...

Report: Saints instituted bounty program under defensive coordinator Gregg Williams

Per reports from ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, the New Orleans Saints had a bounty system set up under former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams that paid players for injuries they inflicted on players, among other things. Schefter’s report claims the investigation covers 22 to 27 Saints defensive players from 2009-2011. Apparently the investigation began in [...]

Gregg Williams Plagiarizes The U and Dictator Goodell is Pissed

Football bounties were born in Miami, and Roger Goodell wished they never left. Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator, and former Washington Redskins DC, Gregg Williams is in quite the bit of trouble with the Dictator after the NFL found out he puts bounties on opponents' players. Roger Goodell is expected to punish him for this tactic more than Bill Belichick and...

Tony Dungy: Titans had a bounty out on Peyton Manning

According to Mike Florio of, Tony Dungy of NBC’s Football Night in America told him that he believes Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams had a bounty put out on Colts quarterback Peyton Manning when he was on the Titans staff. “I know they had them in Tennessee,” Dungy said in a text per Florio Now that Williams has been linked to placing bounties...

New Orleans Saints ran a bounty program to injure players

The news flying out of New Orleans today is hot and heavy. None hot and heavier than the NFL’s announcement that they have been investigating the New Orleans Saints for a bounty program to injure players under defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.But that’s not all. The NFL’s investigation found Gregg Williams wasn’t running this program in secrecy. Sean Payton knew. GM Mickey...

Darren Sharper calls allegations of Saints bounties for hurting players ‘ridiculous’

Allegations that Gregg Williams in his last three seasons as Saints’ defensive coordinator had a “bounty system” that paid cash bonuses to players for injuring opponents has gotten considerable attention today. But Darren Sharper, who played under Williams as a safety for the Saints in 2009 and 2010, flatly denies those claims. While Sharper acknowledges that there were incentive...

So the Saints got a bonus for sending Kurt Warner to early retirement?

NFL security reportedly has determined that players as well as former New Orleans Saints' defensive coordinator Gregg Williams ran a bounty program. Deadspin (of course it was Barry Petchesky)... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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