Payton issues statement about lawsuit

May, 1, 2010
5/01/10
5:07
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One quick update to the story about the Saints’ former security director filing a lawsuit against the team that contains some strong allegations. The team just sent out a statement from coach Sean Payton on the matter.

“I have reviewed Geoff Santini's lawsuit and the unwarranted publicity it has received,’’ Payton said. “I have never abused or stolen Vicodin or any other medication and I fully support the Saints' position in this matter as expressed by [vice president of communications] Greg Bensel yesterday.*’’

Pat Yasinskas | email

ESPN Tampa Bay Buccaneers reporter

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