Found March 02, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
When Gregg Williams (pictured) took over as defensive coordinator of the Saints, the players and media raved about the new attitude he brought to the team. Williams ran a swarming defense that got after opposing players. Little did we know he was promoting a bounty system all those years. An NFL investigation revealed that the Saints have operated a bounty program the past three seasons — all since Williams became their defensive coordinator. As part of the bounty program, players were rewarded for knocking opponents out of the game. According to the report, the program paid players $1,500 for a “knockout” and $1,000 for a “cart-off,” with payouts doubling or tripling during the playoffs. The investigation says the Saints specifically targeted former Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner and former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre. Anyone who watched the NFC Championship Game between the Vikings and Saints could get that sense, and the pictures of the beat-up Favre support the findings. ...

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...

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...

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 ~

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...

Late hits against Favre were no coincidence

NEW YORK (AP) New Orleans Saints players and at least one assistant coach maintained a bounty pool of up to 50,000 the last three seasons to reward game-ending injuries inflicted on opposing players, including Brett Favre and Kurt Warner, the NFL said Friday. "Knockouts" were worth 1,500 and "cart-offs" 1,000, with payments doubled or tripled for the playoffs...

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...

Bounties are wrong, but it doesn’t really bother me that much

To me, morality is fine, but fake morality isn’t. I’d be lying to all of you if I proclaimed that the bounties that are being reported for knocking players out of NFL games is shocking or even all that bothersome. In fact, it is so unsurprising that I am a little bit shocked it has come up and become an actual issue to the extent that it is the last few days. Is it wrong? Yeah...
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