Saints linebacker Jonathon Vilma has already filed a lawsuit against Roger Goodell, and now the NFL Players Association has filed a separate lawsuit against the NFL on behalf of all four suspended players for their handling of the bounty scandal. The lawsuit, filed in New Orleans federal court, claims that Roger Goodell “violated the collective […]
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The NFLPA continues its crusade to discredit any and all claims that the NFL have brought against the New Orleans Saints. And with the four suspended players awaiting the outcome of their appeals, the NFLPA took its crusade to another level. Back on June 11, the NFLPA sent a letter to Roger Goodell requesting that […]
Jonathon Vilma and others have been asking for the NFL to prove they have evidence that the New Orleans Saints ran a bounty program and this may be the first inkling that evidence does exist. According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, the NFL has a copy of a ledger that was kept detailing weekly […]
It seems that with each week there is a new twist to Bountygate. Last week, it was Jonathon Vilma filing a defamation suit against Roger Goodell. This week’s twist comes from discussions that CBS Sports’ Mike Freeman had with a few “angry”, “tired and determined” Saints players. In his discussions with the players, one believes […]
Four players suspended for their role in Saints bounty program, Johnathon Vilma suspended for entire year
The NFL has finally levied punishment on players that they found to have participated in the New Orleans Saints bounty program. Scott Fujita, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith, and Jonathan Vilma were all notified by the league today that they will miss games without pay for their role in the bounty program.
Local author/filmmaker Alan Donnes who has covered the Saints and even did a book about them title ‘Patron Saint’ did a wide ranging interview with America’s Radio News Network where he fingered former Saints defensive quality control Mike Cerullo as the snitch that set “Bountygate” into motion. Donnes contends that Cerullo was a “disgruntled employee” […]
The NFL has already dropped the hammer on the Saints and now that their bleeding carcasses have been left for dead, the vultures are beginning to circle. And yes that analogy was extreme, but that’s what we do around these parts. The circling vultures are two federal agencies with the main vulture being the IRS. […]
Not sure how we can preface this so we’ll just come right out with it. Jabari Greer wrote a poem about Bountygate for the The Times Picayune. We don’t know if it’s good or bad, all we know is Jabari Greer wrote a poem about Bountygate for the The Times Picayune. But before we turn […]
The Bountygate saga looks to be coming to an end. According NFL.com’s Jason La Canfora the NFL will hand out punishment to Saints for running their bounty program by the end of the week. Saints head coach Sean Payton and owner Tom Benson met with league officials on Monday and the league will spend today […]
After serving an indefinite suspension for his role in Bountygate, Gregg Williams is about to return to NFL coaching circuit according to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports.