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  1. Washington Redskins ask judge to dismiss bounties lawsuit

    The Washington Redskins are asking a judge to dismiss a former NFL player's lawsuit that accuses the team and former assistant coach Gregg Williams of running a bounty program that encouraged players to intentionally injure opponents.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2013
  2. Barrett Green sues Washington Redskins, Gregg Williams for injury...

    A former NFL player is suing the Washington Redskins, saying his career-ending knee injury resulted from a bounty program in which the team's coaches encouraged players to intentionally injure opponents.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2013
  3. Today in NFC South history: Bountygate

    Pat Yasinskas

    Precisely a year ago, one of the most sordid scandals in the history of sports fell upon us out of the blue. On this afternoon a year ago, the NFL sent out a scathing report that said the New Orleans Saints had run a three-year bounty program wit...

    Blog | March 02, 2013
  4. Sean Payton of New Orleans Saints back to work, talks regrets, fu...

    Sean Payton has returned to work following a nearly yearlong suspension for his role in the Saints' bounty program.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2013
  5. Sean Payton of New Orleans Saints reinstated from suspension

    The NFL reinstated New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton on Tuesday from his season-long suspension as a result of the league's investigation into the team's bounty program.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2013
  6. Paul Tagliabue, Roger Goodell, and the Saints bounty scandal

    Charles P. Pierce

    Paul Tagliabue, Roger Goodell, and the problems that linger for the NFL in the wake of the Saints' bounty program.

    Story | Conversation | December 13, 2012
  7. Paul Tagliabue vacates New Orleans players' bounty penalties

    Paul Tagliabue affirmed the findings of Roger Goodell in the NFL's investigation of the New Orleans Saints' bounty program but vacated all discipline issued to the players who were punished, league spokesman Greg Aiello announced on Twitter.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  8. New Orleans Saints' bounty appeals likely to go past 2012 -- sour...

    Chris Mortensen

    The appeals hearings of players suspended as a result of the Saints' bounty program is now expected to go beyond the NFL's regular season, according to sources familiar with the pre-hearing talks.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2012
  9. Sources -- Paul Tagliabue won't recuse self from arbitrating boun...

    Chris Mortensen

    Former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue has denied a motion to recuse himself as the arbitrator for the Saints' bounty appeals hearing.

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2012
  10. NFC South: Land of confusion

    Pat Yasinskas

    Back in the good old days, namely 2008 through 2011, the NFC South was the NFL's most stable division. At times, it even bordered on boring and predictable. The New Orleans Saints and Atlanta Falcons would go out and win a bunch of games. The Caro...

    Blog | November 01, 2012
  11. Jonathan Vilma, New Orleans Saints LB, hopes to play bigger role ...

    New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma hopes to play a bigger role on the Saints' defense in his second game of the season.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2012
  12. Drew Brees throws 4 TDs as Saints dodge Bucs late

    Jonathan Vilma played for the first time while appealing a season-long suspension for his role in the Saints bounty program, and Drew Brees threw for 377 yards and four TDs to pace a 35-28 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 21, 2012
  13. Jimmy Kennedy: Bounty claims an 'utter lie'

    Kevin Seifert

    The NFL's explanation for how it learned of the New Orleans Saints alleged bounty program goes like this: Former Saints defensive tackle Anthony Hargrove told former Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy about it at some point near the 200...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  14. Goodell: Saints targeted Panthers in 2010

    Pat Yasinskas

    In a memo to all 32 NFL teams announcing the revised punishment from the alleged three-year bounty program run by the New Orleans Saints, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell revealed a significant detail about a 2010 game with Carolina. In a previous m...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  15. Report: Saints' punishment coming shortly

    Pat Yasinskas

    Huddle up again because, for the second time, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to announce player punishments in the alleged New Orleans Saints bounty program. ESPN's Adam Schefter reports an announcement is coming momentarily. Goodell i...

    Blog | October 09, 2012
  16. Saints not alone in bounty charges

    Pat Yasinskas

    Ever since March 2, when the NFL first publicly accused the New Orleans Saints of running a bounty program, I've heard a lot of common refrains. One of them has been, "Oh, that happens everywhere." I kept waiting to hear that another NFL team w...

    Blog | September 28, 2012