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San Francsico 49ers & Aldon Smith – To Keep or to Cut?

Posted on 16 Apr, 2014, by in NFL

It’s hard to argue about Aldon Smith and what he means on the field for the San Francisco 49ers. However, his problems with the law and with alcohol might mean that one of the more talented pass rushers in the NFL won’t get his fifth-year option picked up by the team, and if push comes to shove he might even be released before the 2014 NFL season. More

Sean Payton & Gregg Williams Take Heavy Hits in Bountygate Aftermath

Posted on 22 Mar, 2012, by in NFL

Sean Payton got a one year, without pay, suspension from the NFL. The New Orleans Saints’ GM, Mickey Loomis is suspended for 8 games. The organization, owned by Tom Benson, was fined $500,000 and lost two second round draft picks in 2012 and 2013. A severe punishment, that everyone saw coming. And we even haven’t talked about Gregg Williams, who might never coach in the league again. More

The Double Standard of the Bountygate Scandal

Posted on 4 Mar, 2012, by in NFL

Gregg Williams, Sean Payton, the entire New Orleans Saints orginization to a huge blow with the news of the bounty system floating and becoming national news, arguably the biggest scandal in the NFL we’ve seen in a long time, bigger than Belichick and Spygate. It’s more than a simple case of people doing the wrong thing, but rather doing it in a culture and sport that is all about physcality and violence. More