Found March 21, 2012 on In The Neutral Zone:
BREAKING NEWS:  Saints Coach Sean Payton was suspended for the entire season today in addition to other Saints staff.  The new Rams Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams is suspended indefinitely. The NFL came down hard on the Saints organization today by suspending Head Coach Sean Payton for the entire NFL season.  Additionally the GM was suspended for 8

Saints fans can buy “Free Payton” t-shirts

Photo from It looks like Saints fans  and the city if New Orleans has found a way to deal with the smack down that the NFL laid on their beloved football team. One of the penalties that the NFL handed out to the Saints was that their head coach Sean Payton would be suspended  for an entire year, so he’ll miss the 2012 season. To support the Saints and Payton, you can...

Saints tackle blasts Payton ban

Saints defensive tackle Tom Johnson launched a passionate defense of Sean Payton, describing the head coach's league-imposed yearlong ban for his part in the bounty program scandal as "not right." "We knew there would be some type [of punishment], but not this," Johnson told the Sun Herald. The Super Bowl-winning coach was suspended by the NFL for the entire...

Sean Payton & Saints Punished for Bounty Scandal

The NFL has suspended Sean Payton for one year stemming from the Bounty Program scandal in New Orleans. General Manager Mickey Loomis has also been dealt an eight-game suspension, and former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has been suspended indefinitely - namely as he was said to be a ringleader in the scandal. And assistant head coach Joe Vitt has been fined his salary for...

Williams accepts 'full responsibility'

Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is apologizing to the NFL, to St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher, the Rams organization and football fans in general for running a bounty pool while he was in New Orleans. Williams was suspended indefinitely on Wednesday by the NFL, and the Rams say he'll be eligible for reinstatement after the season. In a new statement, Williams does not...

Mike Freeman Dislikes Nerds, Especially Arrogant Nerd Tyrants

If you want to use the punishment handed down from the NFL against the Saints as an opportunity to make a troll faces and cruelly heap derision on Who Dat Nation, by all means. I’m indulging quite a bit myself. I greatly anticipate Sean Payton being forced to spend a year wandering the Earth in an effort to come to grips with his disgrace. Make no mistake, however, that this entire...

NFL Slams Saints For Bounty-Gate

The NFL announced that New Orleans Saints Head Coach, Sean Payton, will be suspended without pay, for the entire 2012 season for his involvement in the team's bounty program. Payton's suspension will begin on April 1. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell also suspended the team's former Defensive Coodintator, Gregg Williams, indefinitely, and handed Saints General Manager...

Bountygate: Roger Goodell trancripts on Sean Payton, Saints punishment

Huge huge day for NFL news. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton gets suspended for an entire season- costing him $7.5 million. Former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is banned from football indefinitely. From Los Sports Blog: When news broke in early March 2012 that the New Orleans Saints had instituted a bounty system dated as far back as 2009, the immediate question was...


Coach Payton and Saints have been disciplined by the NFL for their role in bounty schemes. The players are next. In an unprecedented move, NFL commissioner ROGER GOODELL has suspended New Orleans Saints head coach SEAN PAYTON for the entire 2012 season without pay for his involvement in the team’s bounty program. Saints GM MICKEY LOOMIS has been suspended for eight games and former...

Rams face first test since reconstruction began

ST. LOUIS The St. Louis Rams' offseason momentum came to an abrupt halt Wednesday. A reconstruction that began in January, with the firings of Steve Spagnuolo and Billy Devaney, met its first crisis with Gregg Williams' unchecked ego to blame. The Rams are collateral damage in the worst scandal to rock the NFL in recent memory. Yes, commissioner Roger Goodell's ruling...

BountyGate Punishment Handed Down

Sean Payton has been suspended a year, effective April 1, 2012 Roger Goodell has just handed down his punishment for the Saints and BountyGate and it’s obvious he’s looking to make a statement. Sean Payton, head coach of the New Orleans Saints, has been suspended for one-year. This will be effective starting on April 1, 2012. Also, Gregg Williams, has been suspended indefinitely...

Chris Kluwe believes Jonathan Vilma and Gregg Williams should be banned

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe seems irate over the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal.  He told “Judd & Phunn” on 1500 ESPN that he would like to see Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams banned from the NFL. “I was pleased,” Kluwe said when asked about Goodell’s actions per ESPN1500. “My position has always...

BREAKING: Sean Payton suspended one-year for bounty program

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