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Thursday, December 18, 2014

Articles tagged: Saints bounty

Eli Manning on bounties: ‘That’s not what this game is about’

The response to the Saints bounty program controversy has differed. Many NFL players have said bounties are part of football. Others are outraged because they feel the bounties led to their players getting injured. Offensive players seem to be more upset with the bounties while defensive players don’t see the issue. Eli Manning belongs to…Read More

Kyle Turley: NFLPA exec Drew Brees may need to be suspended for bounties

Former Saints first team All-Pro offensive lineman Kyle Turley introduced a new perspective to the analysis of the Saints bounty program. During a radio interview Monday, Turley charged the players union with the responsibility of investigating and stopping the bounty programs that provides financial incentives for players to injure other players. He specifically targeted Drew…Read More

Tony Dungy: Titans targeted Peyton Manning when Gregg Williams was there

Tony Dungy believes Gregg Williams‘ bounty system targeted Peyton Manning as far back as Williams’ tenure as defensive coordinator for the Titans from 1997-2000, and possibly again with the Redskins in 2006. “I know they had them in Tennessee,” Dungy said in a text to Pro Football Talk. Although Williams reportedly had a bounty system…Read More

Kurt Warner not surprised about bounties

Kurt Warner was one of the quarterbacks the Saints had a bounty for. Though he says the news was disappointing, it wasn’t suprising. “It’s definitely disappointing, but I won’t say that I’m completely surprised,” Warner told Burns & Gambo of KTAR in Phoenix. “And, again, not necessarily the Saints, but I’m not surprised that there…Read More

Gregg Williams was Saints bounty snitch

Many NFL players have said that the bounty system run by the Saints is nothing new, and that it’s something that happens throughout the league. A lot of people are focusing on how the word about the bounties became public. They’re trying to find out who the snitch is. Well I’ve got news for some…Read More

Brett Favre ‘not pissed’ at Saints for bounty ‘it’s football’

Brett Favre was one of the opposing players targeted by the New Orleans Saints’ bounty program. The Saints particularly went after Favre during the 2009 NFC Championship Game, hitting him mercilessly and bruising him severely. Favre doesn’t hold a grudge against them, saying it’s part of the game. “I’m not pissed. It’s football. I don’t…Read More

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