Discussion

Report: Owner backs Saints coach, GM

Updated: March 6, 2012, 5:13 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW ORLEANS -- New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson isn't backing off his support of his general manager and coach, even as his team is accused by the NFL of maintaining a bounty program to injure opponents.

While Benson cooperates with NFL officials in their investigation of the bounty program that spanned the last three seasons, he is standing behind general manager Mickey Loomis and head coach Sean Payton -- even though the league says they knew about the bounties.

"The bond ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE NFL HEADLINES