Category: New Orleans Saints bounty hunting

Sean Payton’s Mindset: “This is My First Year Here and I Just Got Hired”

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Sean Payton is back and the New Orleans Saints are trying to forget one of the most painful periods in team history. Payton stresses that the team needs to forget about the bounty scandal and everything that took place before that. He wants to start fresh in 2013. Sean Payton joined ...

Sean Payton: “There’s No Promise of us Being an 11- or 12-Win Team just Because the Head Coach is Back”

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Sean Payton is back and thus the expectations have grown significantly for the 2013 New Orleans Saints. Sure, New Orleans was a perennial contender with Payton on the sideline, but this team looked so bad at times last year that it's tough to tell what they'll do with Payton coaching ...

LeRoy Butler Discusses The Green Bay Packers’ 1996 “Smash For Cash” Program

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

We're on the first page of what appears to be a new chapter in Bounty Gate. That's because the NFLPA has pulled a new club out of the bag in its fight to defend the New Orleans Saints players involved in the scandal, filing papers in federal court last week ...

Roger Goodell Wants American Football to Become an Olympic Sport

Monday, August 6th, 2012

It's been a rough year for Roger Goodell. He's been dumped on by the current players in light of the way he handled the bounty scandal, and taken a beating from former players as more of them struggle in retirement. Plus, there was the lockout, and now the officials are ...

Sean Payton Breaks His Silence, Insisting that the Saints Can Still Win the Super Bowl and Calling the Wiretap Report “Garbage”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

To nobody's surprise, New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has been extremely quiet since the bounty scandal excrement hit the fan nearly eight weeks ago. Payton made an appearance at the owners meetings in March, but he's now suspended for 2012 and no longer able to discuss football with ...

Joey Porter Says he’s Never Been Involved in Bounties, Didn’t See Sean Payton’s Suspension Coming

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Joey Porter has led some fierce, hard-hitting defenses over the years, and it just so happens that Porter is one of the most vocal players in the National Football League. And so when the bounty scandal punishments were handed down from the league office this week, Porter naturally became a ...

Jason Babin Defends his Twitter Battle with Fans and is Pulling for DeSean Jackson to Receive Long-Term Contract

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

There are quite possibly zero fans will who sympathize with a wide receiver who was just cashed a paycheck worth nearly $10 million to play football and continue his career with the Philadelphia Eagles. That playmaker would be DeSean Jackson. No.10 was given a franchise tag this week, but his ...

Spurned Cortland Finnegan Says He Wanted to Retire in Tennessee; Weighs in on the Bounty Scandal

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

With the Tennessee Titans deciding to let him walk, cornerback Cortland Finnegan is about to become one of the most highly sought after players on the free-agent market. Finnegan hasn't been shy about the fact he's disappointed the Titans are moving on without him, but the former All-Pro is only ...

New Rams GM Les Snead Talks About Inevitable Draft Trade, Waits to Hear From NFL on Gregg Williams

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

For Les Snead, the first major decision he makes as the general manager of the St. Louis Rams might be the most important move of his front-office career. The Rams have made no secret of the fact that they're shopping the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft, ...

Bill Romanowski Believes the Media is Blowing the NFL Bounty Situation Out of Proportion

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

Picture this: A young Bill Romanowski is in the San Francisco 49ers locker room with Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott, the latter of which says he'll pay $500 to anyone who comes up with a sack on Sunday. It's a story that certainly comes to mind for Romanowski with all ...