Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 3/12/13
The New Orleans Saints has been through so much last season with the whole “Bountygate” allegations and are just ready to put it behind them.The NFL and Roger Goodell didn’t have any pity for the former Super Bowl winning team when they found out that they were involved in such activities.The New Orleans Saints were treated unfairly as the punishments were handed down to where their head coach Sean Payton was suspended for the whole season without pay.With all of the investigations that went on, many questions weren’t answered and Goodell just seem to stall throughout the year.I’m not saying the New Orleans Saints were innocent in this whole thing but things could have been handled much better. That played a major part in the lack of success last season with the Saints.Drew Brees still played phenomenally and put the team on his back with more record numbers. But there is so much that only one great player can do. He was calling many of the plays that Payton would call on the sideli...
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  • Yeah, unfair, when the PATS coach was "spying" on others what did they do? Nothing a little fine and go about business. The Saints was used and abused but guess what? It is over now, they will come back.
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