Deserving vs. Undeserving: The Saints Bounty Punishment from the NFL

Vote on this poll now! This survey was posted March 21, 2012 in the Sports opinion polls section by versusALI.

The NFL slammed the Saints with penalties for a bounty program the team ran from 2009 to 2011 that paid bonuses for hits that knocked opponents out for all or part of a game. Coach Sean Payton was suspended for a full season without pay, beg

inning April 1, and general manager Mickey Loomis faces an 8-game suspension when the 2012 season begins, Commissioner Roger Goodell said. In addition, assistant head coach and linebackers coach Joe Vitt was suspended for 6 games without pay, meaning the Saints coaching staff will be in shambles for the upcoming campaign. Yes, the bounty program was overboard and could have cost some players their careers, but did the Saints deserve such a harsh punishment?
Deserving vs. Undeserving
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