Four Saints players suspended in NFL bounty scandal

Four past or present New Orleans Saints players were suspended Wednesday by the National Football League for their roles in the "bountygate" scandal involving bonuses for trying to hurt opponents.

Will Smith announces appeal to four game suspension

Saints defensive end Will Smith was slapped with a four-game suspension for his alleged involvement in the bounty program the Saints ran from 2009-2011.

Vilma: 'I intend to fight this injustice'

Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma issued a statement on Wednesday, May 2, after punishments were doled out in the bounty scandal, which accuses players, coaches and the general manager to handing out cash payments for hits on targeted playe

Four players involved with Saints bounty program suspended without pay

Four players – Scott Fujita, Anthony Hargrove, Will Smith, and Jonathan Vilma – were notified today that they have been suspended without pay for conduct detrimental to the NFL as a result of their leadership roles in the New Orlean

Saints announce 2012 rookie free agent class

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced Monday that 18 undrafted rookie free agents have agreed to terms with the team following the conclusion of the NFL Draft.

Saints draft Akiem Hicks with third round pick

The New Orleans Saints finally got their chance to draft a player in the 2012 NFL draft. With their first pick, the 89th overall in the draft, they selected Akiem Hicks from the University of Regina.

Saints GM Mickey Loomis speaks out about wiretapping allegations

Saints general manager Mickey Loomis met with reporters just days after an ESPN report accused him of eavesdropping on opposing teams. Below is the transcript from that conference. Opening Statement:

New Orleans Saints general manager said he did not eavesdrop

The general manager for the New Orleans Saints said Thursday he has never listened in on an opposing team's communications, or asked to have the capability.

Saints interim head coach Joe Vitt speaks out

New Orleans Saints Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers Joe Vitt Tuesday, April 24, 2012   Opening Statement:

2012 Saints Schedule


Payton will file appeal over one year suspension

New Orleans saints head coach Sean Payton is appealing his one year suspension. Payton reportedly filed his appeal with the league office today.

Sean Payton suspended for a year for bounty program

The NFL has suspended Saints head coach Sean Payton for the 2012 season for his involvement in the bounty program that paid players for injuring opposing players.

Drew Brees letter to fans on Bounty system

A LETTER TO THE FANS March 09, 2012