Bounty saga boils down to power
Goodell acting harshly, yet simply using the authorty that was handed to him
If the players involved in the Saints' bounty scandal really want to assign blame for their current dilemmas, they need not keep pointing their fingers solely at commissioner Roger Goodell.
Instead, they should take a long, hard look at their brethren. Goodell has the power to issue the punishments that have caused such an outrage precisely because the players handed it to him. That he's used his authority to its fullest extent shouldn't come as a surprise to anybody.
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