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Alex Smith torn about bounty scandal

Updated: July 21, 2012, 4:28 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith said Friday he has "mixed emotions" about the bounty program that targeted him during last season's NFC playoffs.

Before his final game as New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams offered cash to the player who struck Smith in the head.

"Every single one of you, before you get off the pile, affect the head. Early, affect the head. Continue, touch and hit the head," an audio recording captured Williams saying.

"Never ...

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