Bounty scandal has Saints in disarray

Coach Sean Payton and GM Mickey Loomis deserve to be fired

Originally Published: March 4, 2012
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Sean Payton deserves to get fired. Mickey Loomis does, too. New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson should strongly consider canning his head coach and general manager for their stupidity and arrogance, if for nothing else.

Having a bounty system that financially rewards players for taking out the opposition is less offensive than the arrogance Loomis and Payton showed in not putting an end to it after the league first investigated the Saints in early 2010. They weren't scared or swayed by ...

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