Chart: The Saints' punishment
- Article by: MARK CRAIG
- Star Tribune
- March 21, 2012 - 9:57 PM
CRACKDOWN ON THE SAINTS
The NFL penalized the New Orleans Saints for their "bounty program" of the past three seasons by:
• Suspending coach Sean Payton, right, without pay for the 2012 season, effective April 1.
• Fining them $500,000 and having them forfeit their second-round picks in the 2012 and 2013 drafts.
• Suspending General Manager Mickey Loomis without pay for the first eight games of the 2012 season.
• Suspending assistant coach Joe Vitt for the first six games of the 2012 season.
• Issuing an indefinite suspension of former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who is now with the Rams.
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