Saints Bounty Scandal


  1. Saints' 2016 draft class scores with back-to-back hits Sheldon Rankins, Michael Thomas

    Mike Triplett, New Orleans Saints

    The second round of the NFL draft had started to become the New Orleans Saints' nemesis. They saw two second-round picks stripped away by the NFL as p...

    Story | December 13, 2016
  2. Minnesota Vikings, former coach Brad Childress deny claims of bounty system

    Mike Triplett

    Former Vikings offensive lineman Artis Hicks claimed in a book about Brett Favre that Minnesota had a bounty system in 2008-09, a claim that the team and then-coach Brad Childress denied.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2016
  3. Roger Goodell NFL commissioner 10 years must protect player safety first to improve legacy

    Ian O'Connor,

    In his first 10 years as commissioner, Roger Goodell obsessed over protecting the shield. Now it's time to protect the players, because without them, his $13 billion shield is worth nothing.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2016
  4. NFL security chief Jeffrey Miller leaving post news services

    NFL security chief Jeffrey Miller, who has overseen numerous league investigations, is leaving his post to take a job on the West Coast with a private security firm.

    Story | Conversation | May 04, 2016
  5. Drew Brees of New Orleans Saints takes aim at Roger Goodell after Tom Brady ruling

    Mike Triplett, ESPN Staff Writer

    Drew Brees said Tuesday that Roger Goodell's ability to serve as "judge, jury and executioner" has been a "black eye" for the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2016