NFL suspends Sean Payton and Gregg Williams, fine Saints for bounty program

The NFL handed down harsh punishment to the New Orleans Saints for running a bounty program. Here are the details:


  • Sean Payton suspended for 1 year without pay
  • Mickey Loomis suspended for 8 games and fined $500K
  • Gregg Williams suspended indefinitely
  • Saints as a team are fined $500K and lose second round pick in 2012 and 2013.
  • Assistant head coach Joe Vitt suspended for 6 games without pay
  • Saints will participate in efforts to develop programs to teach safety and sportsmanship
  • Individual player involvement is still under investigation


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  1. John Anders says:

    Goodell MUST GO!

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