I could go into a lot of detail on how I feel about this bounty thing but I think my thoughts are really simple. I am disgusted by this but at the same time, I am not surprised at all at any of the findings.
There are several illegal things that are being done with a bounty. It’s a lot of contract issues that are violated and most importantly, it’s going against the league’s attempt to promote player safety. Paying players under the table to hurt others intentionally just sounds wrong.
But I don’t think the Saints are the only team that does this — they are the only ones that got caught. When on the field, the goal for the defense to is to tackle and hurt the opposition.If their play ends up hurting a player, then that’s what happens. That’s normal in football.