NFL Upholds Suspensions Of Saints’ Payton, Loomis, Vitt
Rather than get into the rights or wrongs of these suspensions, I’d like to know how you feel. Do you think they are too strong, just right, or not enough? As for me, I don’t know what to think. I will say it wouldn’t surprise me if Vitt and Williams pulled more shenanigans when their suspensions are lifted.
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has upheld the suspension of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton, meaning he will sit out the entire 2012 season, for failing to reign in and later fully disclose the team’s pay-for-pain bounty system. Payton’s banishment will commence next Monday.
Goodell also maintained the suspensions of Saints GM Mickey Loomis (eight games) and assistant head coach Joe Vitt (six games), both effective upon completion of the preseason, for their failures regarding the illegal program implemented by former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who has been suspended indefinite