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NFL memo details more Saints bounty accusations

Posted on: March 2, 2012 6:42 pm
Edited on: March 2, 2012 6:53 pm
An NFL memo to all of its clubs details yet more of what is becoming one of the biggest sports scandals in recent NFL history. Details of the memo were obtained by me from a team official. Here is a summary of what parts of the memo states.

Funds for the Saints bounty system, the memo states, weren't solely contributed by players. People close to the Saints team contributed as well. One was a felon: Michael Ornstein.

Ornstein was once Reggie Bush's marketing agent and is close friends with Saints coach Sean Payton. Ornstein spent time in prison for fraud and the Saints -- somewhat -- have cut ties with Ornstein.

But in 2009 Ornstein was a fixture around the Saints site. The NFL memo to teams state that then Ornstein pledged $10,000 towards the quarterback bounty in 2009.

Then, on at least two occasions in 2011, Ornstein again contributed to a bounty fund on an opposing quarterback.

The NFL memo also states there was a bounty paper trail. Ornstein put details of the bounty system in an e-mail to Payton, according to the NFL memo. In that e-mail, Ornstein committed $5,000 towards yet another bounty.

This just gets worse and worse for the Saints. 
Category: NFL
Tags: Saints

Since: Oct 10, 2006
Posted on: March 3, 2012 2:28 am

NFL memo details more Saints bounty accusations

I don't think you dimwits understand Brees may not be wearing a Saints jersey next year.  He hasn't signed any deal, and more likely has been holding out because he knew this was coming.  He got offered the biggest contract in NFL history by the Saints just a few weeks ago, and didn't accept.  This leads us to believe he is holding because he knew what's next.  And by the way, the Midget owns the Season passing yardage record.

Since: Feb 7, 2012
Posted on: March 2, 2012 11:20 pm

NFL memo details more Saints bounty accusations

So non-players were contributing money?  If that's the case, then we have a salary cap circumvention problem here as well, don't we?  Granted, that's kind of like convicting Capone of tax evasion, but even the chorus of apologists claiming that this is really no big deal can't deny that

Since: Mar 2, 2012
Posted on: March 2, 2012 8:41 pm

NFL memo details more Saints bounty accusations

I dont think other teams will need a bounty to finish Brees off. Just the 25 mil a year sets you up as a target.

Since: Aug 19, 2006
Posted on: March 2, 2012 6:53 pm

NFL memo details more Saints bounty accusations

the TAINTS  lol

TAINTING everything with their "bounty" list and such....

I cant wait until Brees feels the payback for this.....gonna be sweet watching teh carnie midget get piled into the turf

I got $5 on the Brees bounty

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