Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 3/6/12
Spygate has been thrust back into the limelight following the recent revelations regarding the New Orleans Saints' bounty program. But why? Aside from both instances breaking NFL rules, is there really a comparison to be made between the two? The Patriots' Spygate situation involved videotaping defensive coaches' signals, whereas the Saints' bounty program -- spearheaded by defensive coordinator Gregg Williams -- involved rewarding players for inflicting game-ending injuries on opponents. Call me crazy, but I'm not seeing a whole lot of similarities between the two occurrences, unless of course we're simply pointing out recent football controversies. And that, well, doesn't...
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