According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the NFL has suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton for one year. His suspension will begin on April 1st.
Saints have also been fined $500,000 by the NFL and have lost a 2nd round pick in the 2012 and 2013 draft.
Saints general manager Mickey Loomis has been suspended for eight games and fined $500,000. Assistant coach Joe Vitt has been suspsended for six games and was fined $100,000. And defensive coordinator St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams have been suspended by the NFL indefinitely.
Don’t forget, the NFL still hasn’t decided on what the penalties will be for players involved in the bounty program.
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