This is the October 11, 2012 news archive. View today's Saints rumors and news.
Of whistleblowers and witnessesWhen it comes to the Saints’ bounty scandal, the NFL has said that whistleblowers must be protected at all costs. When it comes to the original whistleblower in the Saints’ bounty scandal, the NFL inexplicably outed former Vikings defensive tackle JShare TweetESPN.com Oct 11, 2012With the Panthers and Saints on their bye weeks, it’s been a relatively quiet day in the NFC South. But let’s look at the headlines that have popped up around the division. Let’s start with the totally expected. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers confirmed thShare Tweet
Brees says bounty penalties based on 'rhetoric'ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012Drew Brees said Thursday that commissioner Roger Goodell seems to have changed his reasoning for punishing Jonathan Vilma and Scott Fujita based on the letters the commissioner sent to both players in re-issuing their suspensions.Share TweetChargers left tackle Jared Gaither gave up the game-sealing sack at the end of Sunday night’s loss to the Saints, and Chargers coach Norv Turner says Gaither shouldn’t have been on the field. Turner said on Wednesday that Gaither strained his groin aShare TweetBrees said Goodell based ruling on rhetoric, unreliable sourcesShare Tweet
Chat with Jeff Duncan today at 10:15 a.m.nola.com Oct 11, 2012I'll be hosting a chat at 10:15 a.m. today to discuss all things Saints. I know you've got questions about the the Saints' 1-4 start and recent bounty devemlopments. You can submit an early question by clicking the "reply" link...Share TweetScott Fujita lashed out at NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday, saying that Goodell’s actions in the Saints bounty case have been detrimental to the league. Now Saints quarterback Drew Brees has weighed in, saying he feels the same way. “I agrShare Tweetnola.com Oct 11, 2012Former Vikings defender says NFL never interviewed him despite the league saying the contraryShare Tweet
Brees Tired Of Addressing BountygateOct 11Drew Brees joins Mike and Mike to discuss the latest on the NFL's investigation of the Saints bounty program.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees: Goodell is abusing powerOct 11New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees joins "NFL AM" to discuss a pair of record-breaking performances, head coach Sean Payton and "Bountygate".