May 03

Independent counsel found that payments were made in Saints bounty

We’re beginning to learn why the punishment for the four players the NFL found to be involved in the Saints bounty program was so harsh.

A former U.S. attorney was reportedly hired by the NFL to evaluate its investigation of the Saints bounty program. And though the NFLPA has stated that the NFL has yet to provide detailed evidence, former U.S. attorney, Mary Jo White believes that the evidence gathered by the NFL was “unusually strong”. And payments were indeed made. Most of it from the players.