Found June 09, 2012 on Helmet2Helmet:
It should go without saying that Gregg Williams is the most reviled man in football. The disgraced defensive coordinator has been trashed by … well, everybody in the last few months. That is, everybody but a handful of Saints players who still support — and even defend — the man who birthed the now-infamous BountyGate scandal, Jeff Duncan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. Though he knows he will get a ton of flak in return, linebacker Scott Shanle feels Williams is a positive force, and says his conduct was not abnormal for an NFL locker room. “People are going to say I’m wrong for saying this, but he’s good for this league,” Shanle said. “This is going to sound like an excuse, and people don’t want to hear an excuse — that type of language is not just Gregg Williams,” Shanle said. “It goes on in a lot of locker rooms around the league. No one took him literally. It was a way to get you to play fast, violent, nasty and together. Not every coach co...

Saints hire former FBI director to sort out issues.

As I am prone to say when times get tough or super competitive‘this just got real.’ The New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson has hired former FBI director Louis Freeh to get-to-the-bottom of everything that has gone on under his building. There has been Bounty Gate, the allegations that GM Mickey Loomis wiretapped visiting team’s facilities and the Drew Brees contract mess...

Saints submit revised contract to Drew Brees

A day after it was reported that the Saints and Drew Brees are about 2 million dollars per year apart on a long term deal and that Drew Brees wants 20.3 million per year, it is now being reported that the Saints have made another official offer to Brees. This comes on the same day that there was some buzz that a deal between the two sides was imminent ahead of next week’s mandatory...

Chase enjoys thrill in Brees' absence

Sooner or later, the Drew Brees-New Orleans Saints contract impasse will end. The most likely outcome is a lavish deal that keeps the star quarterback in the fold for years to come. But while both camps can then claim victory for negotiating the terms most favorable to their respective sides, there will be no debate about who was the biggest winner from this lengthy haggling. Chase...

Just Pay Drew Brees Already

Brees with a bunch of guys the Saints also didn't want to pay. As a person who can tell you with little hesitation how to properly operate a Coinstar machine, I have very little sympathy for athletes when they don’t get the deals they want. But in the case of Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, I’m siding with their franchise QB and telling Tom Benson with a very stern...

Saints hire former FBI head to run team probe

The New Orleans Saints, who have faced waves of negative publicity this off-season, reportedly have hired former FBI director Louis Freeh. Saints owner Tom Benson has retained Freeh to do an internal investigation of the team and its operations, reported Friday according to an NFL source. The club has been the talk of the league's off-season after a pay...

Heath Evans 7v7: Prospect Breakdown

The Heath Evans Foundation 7on7 event featured loads of top talent from around the state of Florida. Fox Sports Next's Chad Simmons and Amy Campbell break down a few of the top prospects from the day.

Heath Evans 7v7: Top Performers

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Numerous top prospects played in the Heath Evans 7v7 Championship Saturday and Scout was in attendance. Find out who impressed us the most here.

Heath Evans 7v7: Vernon Hargreaves

Many of the Sunshine State's top prospects were out with their school teams competing in the Heath Evans 7on7 event Saturday. Wharton (Tampa, FL) cornerback Vernon Hargreaves was there with his team and decided to try something a little different by playing the free safety position.

Heath Evans 7v7: Stacy Coley

One of highest ranked wide receivers in the 2013 class, Stacy Coley, and his Northeast HS team competed in the Heath Evans 7 on 7 event Saturday, and Coley showed just why he's been near the top of the list. Here's the latest on Coley's game and his Summer plans.

Nate Washington says Roman Harper plays “downright dirty”

Getty Images After last year’s game against the New Orleans Saints and safety Roman Harper, Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington says that he wasn’t at all surprised when Harper’s name surfaced as being a part of the Saints bounty scandal.  He wasn’t sure if there were any bounties out on them during their game, but he did say that Harper played the game in a...

Saints show love for Gregg Willams & more in NFL Daily Digest

NFL Daily Digest: 6-9-2012 Real Talk: The Saints have been so defiant in this Bounty Gate situation that you really can’t look at one individual that has been involved and say ‘he’s remorseful’ except for the ringleader Gregg Williams. Today even... To read about this and other daily NFL headlines, please click the link below.
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