This is the December 12, 2012 news archive. View today's Saints rumors and news.
The league hasn't closed the door on Payton returning early.Share Tweet
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said he "fundamentally disagrees" with former league boss Paul Tagliabue's decision not to discipline players in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal.Share Tweetnydailynews.com Dec 12, 2012Victor Cruz doesn’t make his teammates nervous when he does his harmless salsa dance routine after he scores a touchdown. A couple of quick moves and it’s over. But even Cruz cringed when rookie running back David Wilson made it into the end zone threShare TweetThe Saints quarterbacks wishes the league office would admit it could have handled the situation better.Share Tweettampabay.com Dec 12, 2012By Joe Smith, Times Staff Writer Wednesday, December 12, 2012 TAMPA - The Saints enter their showdown with the Bucs on Sunday in unfamiliar territory.For the first time in eight years, New Orleans (5-8) is playing out its final three games with almost nShare Tweet
Report: Williams testified trying to stop bountyESPN.com Dec 12, 2012Former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams testified that he tried to shut down the team's bounty system when the NFL began investigating but was overruled by assistant head coach Joe Vitt.Share Tweet
Drew Brees, foundation suing former organizer of celebrity golf tournament in southern CaliforniaSuit was filed Wednesday against David Miller and Integrated Sports Marketing in San Diego Superior CourtShare Tweet
New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins among six players out of Wednesday's practiceThree starters -- Jenkins, Strief, Collins -- were among the injuredShare TweetWhen former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue made a ruling on Tuesday that vacated the punishments of four formerly suspended New Orleans Saints players, it closed a chapter (through not the entire book) on one of the more embarrassing and elongated saga…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012The four players suspended as part of the NFL’s investigation into the Saints’ bounty program had those suspensions vacated by former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue on Tuesday, ending their long fight against the punishment handed down by Tagliabue”Share Tweet
NFLPA head DeMaurice Smith says he knows New Orleans Saints never placed bounties on playersDeMaurice Smith wants NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to apologizeShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 12, 2012There’s little doubt that rookie running back David Wilson was the biggest star of the Giants’ 52-27 win over the Saints in Week 14. And now there’s no doubt that he’s the NFC special teams player of the week as a result. The NFL made the announceShare Tweet
Goodell Begins Reinstatement Talks With PaytonDec 12Roger Goodell does not eliminate possibility of Sean Payton rejoining Saints before Super Bowl.
Blogger Blitz: Buccaneers at SaintsDec 12NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas previews this week's matchup between the Buccaneers and Saints
New Orleans QB Drew Brees: 'This was some serious vindication'Dec 12New Orleans QB Drew Brees explains why the bounty scandal was mishandled by the NFL and asks for someone from the league office to come out and apologize.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: TB-NODec 12Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Buccaneers-Saints