Category: New Orleans Saints bounty program

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 ...

Will Smith: Roger Goodell Made a Mistake, but I Still Respect Him

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

The suspensions for all the Saints players originally punished in the bounty scandal have been vacated, but the story won't likely die soon. Roger Goodell is still the commissioner and Will Smith and Jonathan Vilma will likely remain in this league for years to come. Awkward? Smith is relieved that his ...

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 ...

Jeff Fisher Has the St. Louis Rams at 3-2 In His Return to Coaching

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

To say that the St. Louis Rams have been really impressive over the first five weeks of the NFL season would be a gross overstatement. But they have probably exceeded most folks' expectations up to this point under head coach Jeff Fisher, who returned to coaching after a year away ...

Sean Pamphilon “Ecstatic” Bounty Suspensions Overturned: “I Felt Sorry For Those Guys”

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Current and former New Orleans Saints are back to work  after their bounty suspensions were lifted by a three-member appeals panel just prior to Week 1. So naturally we go to documentary filmmaker Sean Pamphilon. After all, Pamphilon is the man who released audio of Gregg Williams talking bounties in ...

Saints’ Backup QB Chase Daniel on the Gregg Williams Audio: “It’s Tough to Hear Stuff Like That”

Friday, August 24th, 2012

The New Orleans Saints bounty scandal isn't going away. It's fading because real football is back, but so long as the legal challenges linger and the outrage exists, the story will have life. The latest member of the Saints organization to comment on the scandal is backup quarterback Chase Daniel. Chase ...

Carlos Rogers Calls Jim Harbaugh “A Little Crazy,” Speaks Highly of Former Coach Gregg Williams

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

All it took was one great year to change everything for Carlos Rogers. The veteran cornerback could only muster a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers as a free agent last summer, but after a big season, Rogers is locked in now for the next four years. Carlos Rogers joined ...

Sean Pamphilon on Drew Brees: “Sacred Cow Allowed to Walk Around and Acting as if he’s Not Even Involved”

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Documentary filmmaker Sean Pamphilon has played a larger-than-expected role in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal. He's the man who released footage, originally intended for his documentary about former Saint Steve Gleason, of Gregg Williams openly discussing players to target in a team meeting. Sean Pamphilon joined Josh and Charod on ...

Warren Sapp on Claiming Jeremy Shockey was the Bounty Snitch: “I’m Not a Reporter. My Boss made that Clear to me”

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Warren Sapp caused a stir this spring when he publicly threw Jeremy Shockey under the bus as the snitch in the bounty scandal. Shockey denied that he was the whistle-blower, but Sapp stands by what a "source" told him. Realistically, we might never know the truth. Warren Sapp joined Toucher and ...

Agent Ralph Cindrich on the Jerry Sandusky Saga and Joe Vitt’s Lie Detector Offer

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

The sports world and the legal world cross paths all too often. How else would a labor lawyer become one of the most successful football bloggers in the country? And so with Jerry Sandusky's trial coming to an end Thursday and the bounty scandal primed to hit the courtroom, it's ...