NFL Suspends 4 Saints Players For Bounties
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has handed down suspensions to 4 players who were involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty incident. The 4 include linebackers Jonathan Vilma and Scott Fujita, and defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove and Will Smith. Vilma gets the harshest suspension. He is suspended for the entire 2012 season. He reportedly said prior to the Vikings/Saints NFL championship game in 2010 that the person who knocks quarterback Brett Favre out of the game will get $10,000.
Scott Fujita is now with the Cleveland Browns. He is suspended for 3 games. Anthony Hargrove is suspended 8 games and Will Smith is suspended 4 games. Saints Head Coach Sean Payton has been suspended for the entire 2012 season and former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has been suspended indefinetly.