SAINTS' BOUNTY SCANDAL: WHAT'S THE PROPER PUNISHMENT?
"The NFL announced on Friday that 22 to 27 defensive players on the New Orleans Saints maintained
a bounty program during the 2009, 2010 and 2011 seasons that
targeted opponents with an intent to injure. A lengthy investigation found that
payments were administered by then-defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who now
serves the same role with the St. Louis Rams. At the height of
this "pay for performance" program during the Saints' Super Bowl run in the 2009
playoffs, payouts might have reached a staggering $50,000.
What kind of punishment should the NFL dole out to the Saints organization,
Gregg Williams and any other players/coaches involved?" Read more...