New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton suspended for bounty scandal – Abc Local Web

By , March 21, 2012 5:48 pm

LOS ANGELES (KABC) — New Orleans head coach Sean Payton has been suspended for the 2012 season, as the NFL hands down a severe punishment for the team’s bounty program that targeted opposing players. Former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has …

NFL fines New Orleans Saints for putting ‘bounties’ on opponents – CNN

By , March 21, 2012 5:48 pm

(CNN)– New Orleans Saints Head Coach Sean Payton was suspended for the entire 2012 season and the team was fined $500,000 for operating a bounty program against opponents, under sweeping discipline announced by the NFL on Wednesday. Under the …

NFL hammers Saints for bounties – ESPN

By , March 21, 2012 5:48 pm

The New Orleans Saints are fined $500,000. In addition, because the violation involves a competitive rule, the Saints will forfeit their selections in the second round of the 2012 and 2013 NFL drafts. • Saints coach Sean Payton is suspended …

Saints’ Payton suspended for season by NFL – YAHOO!

By , March 21, 2012 5:48 pm

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton was suspended without pay for the 2012 season by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, and former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams was banned indefinitely on Wednesday because of the team’s bounty program …

New Orleans Saints severely penalized by NFL for ‘bounty’ program – nola.com

By , March 21, 2012 5:48 pm

The NFL slammed the Saints with penalties Wednesday for a bounty program the team ran from 2009 to 2011 that, most significantly, paid bonuses for hits that knocked opponents out for all or part of a game. Coach Sean Payton was suspended for a full season …

List of Saints’ penalties – ESPN

By , March 21, 2012 5:48 pm

The NFL just sent out the official announcement on the penalties for the New Orleans Saints, stemming from their bounty program. Here is a point-by-point list of the penalties: The New Orleans Saints are fined $500,000. In addition, because the …

Saints Coach Is Suspended for a Year Over Bounties – New York Times

By , March 21, 2012 5:48 pm

The National Football League suspended New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton for a year without pay Wednesday for his role in the team’s bounty program, which promised money to players if they knocked opponents out of games. The unprecedented …

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton suspended for season by NFL – AZCentral.com

By , March 21, 2012 5:48 pm

NEW YORK — The NFL has suspended New Orleans head coach Sean Payton for the 2012 season, and former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is banned from the league indefinitely because of the team’s bounty program that targeted opposing …

Saints’ Bountygate punishment revealed – FOXSports.com

By , March 21, 2012 5:48 pm

The New Orleans Saints ran an illegal bounty system targeting opposing offensive players. And now they are the ones paying a heavy price for those actions. The NFL levied severe penalties Wednesday against multiple members of the Saints …

Saints Punishments Handed Down; Payton Suspended 1 Year – msnbc.com

By , March 21, 2012 5:48 pm

WDSU .com NEW ORLEANS — The punishments related to the embarrassing pay-for-pain allegations leveled by the NFL against the Saints were handed down on Wednesday. Head coach Sean Payton has been suspended for one year without pay, effective April 1.