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Around The NFL: Gregg Williams Out, All Day Wants To Play Special Teams

The Bountygate scandal just will never, ever go away. Oh, and Adrian Peterson may think that the Minnesota Vikings coaching staff is full of the dumbest people alive, if he truly believes they’d ever grant his latest request.

01/10/2013

Jonathan Vilma. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Suspended Saints Players Win Appeal, Eligible To Play Week 1

(WSCR) Four players for the New Orleans Saints who were suspended by the NFL for their role in the bounty program had their suspensions overturned by a collective bargaining agreement appeals panel on Friday. According […]

670 The Score–09/07/2012

Gregg Williams. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

NFLPA Asks For Restraining Order For Suspended Players

The NFL Players Association has asked a federal judge for a temporary restraining order that would allow players suspended in connection with the NFL’s bounty investigation to rejoin their teams in time to play regular season openers.

670 The Score–09/05/2012

Gregg Williams. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

NFL Presents Case Against Four Players In Saints Bounty Appeals

According to a report, the NFL laid out its case against four suspended players Monday in the bounty scandal currently surround the Saints organization.

670 The Score–06/19/2012

Jonathan Vilma. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Bounty Gate Player Suspensions Announced: Vilma Gone For Year

The NFL announced suspensions Wednesday for four players involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal, including the suspension of Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma for the entire 2012 season.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Gregg Williams. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

LISTEN: Gregg Williams’ Stunning Speech – ‘Kill Frank Gore’s Head’

The following is audio recorded by filmmaker Sean Pamphilon before a game against the San Francisco 49ers. After listening to it, you have to wonder how either Payton or Williams could ever coach again.

670 The Score–04/05/2012

Head coach Sean Payton. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Hanley: Payton’s Arrogance Continues

Sean Payton, meet mirror.

CBS Chicago–03/27/2012

Roger Goodell. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Silverman: Saints Penalties Usher In New NFL Era

Goodell has flexed his muscle and both a powerful and thoughtful manner. It won’t take away all the game’s problems but it is a step in the right direction.

CBS Chicago–03/22/2012

Head coach Sean Payton. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Beat Writer: Saints Got ‘Exactly What They Deserved’

One day after the NFL suspended Saints head coach Sean Payton for one year for his role in the Saints’ bounty program, Alle-Walsh sounded off.

670 The Score–03/22/2012

Head coach Sean Payton. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Sean Payton Suspended 1 Year For Role In Bounty Program

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has been suspended a full year without pay due to his involvement in the team’s bounty program.

CBS Chicago–03/21/2012

Head coach Sean Payton. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Arkush: Trouble Is Coming For Sean Payton

Though the bounty system was employed by defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, Arkush thinks the brunt of the punishment will be directed at head coach Sean Payton.

670 The Score–03/07/2012

Gregg Williams. (Photo by Matthew Sharpe/Getty Images)

Miller: ‘Everyone In The NFL Respects There Is A Line You Don’t Cross’

Since the Saints’ bounty system came to light late last week, it has been widely speculated that bounty systems are simply a part of the NFL.

670 The Score–03/05/2012

Marcus Robinson. (Jonathan Daniel/ALLSPORT)

Ex-Bear Robinson: Bounties Are Part Of The Game

As several former NFL players have said, bounty systems are just a part of the game.

670 The Score–03/05/2012

Matt Bowen.  (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Bowen On Bounty System: ‘I Ate It Up’

The ‘bounty’ system employed by the Saints and former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams may be just coming into the public light now, but it’s a system that has been in place for quite some time.

670 The Score–03/05/2012

Gregg Williams. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Bernstein: We Can’t Be Too Mad About NFL Bounties

Gregg Williams and others may have broken the rules as they tried to get the most out of their defensive players, but they were not making NFL football something inherently worse than it was, is, or will be.

670 The Score–03/03/2012

Gregg Williams. (Photo by Matthew Sharpe/Getty Images)

NFL: Saints Employed ‘Bounty’ System

The NFL says that New Orleans Saints players maintained a bounty program over the last three seasons that targeted opponents with the intent to injure them.

670 The Score–03/02/2012

Jonathan Casillas #52 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates with Roman Harper #41 and Jonathan Vilma #51 after sacking  Jay Cutler #6 of the Chicago Bears at Louisiana Superdome on September 18, 2011 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Holmes: Cutler, Bears Took Pounding From Saints

The balance, protection and production that the Bears saw last week vs. the Falcons was absent against the Saints. Gregg Williams and the New Orleans defense brought continuous pressure and it put the Bears on their heels.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2011

Jay Cutler. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Holmes: What To Watch For – Bears At Saints

I’m very excited about some of the matchups in this game. Not just on the field, but the intellectual battle between Mike Martz and Gregg Williams. This is a big game for the Saints. They’d hate to go 0-2 in a very competitive NFC South.

670 The Score–09/16/2011