The NFL front office sent shock waves throughout the league today as they delivered one of the stiffest punishment ever handed down in league history. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell suspended the New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton without pay for one year and indefinitely banning Gregg Williams the Saints former defensive from the NFL for the “Bounty Gate”scandal.
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Breakdown of the Saints bounty gate Punishment
- Sean Payton suspended 1 year without pay effective April 1 .
- GM Mickey Loomis suspended for the first eight regular season games.
- Assistant Coach Joe Vitt suspended for the first six regular season games.
- Saints Organization fined 500,000 dollars.
- Saints will forfeit their 2nd rd draft picks in 2012 and 2013.