February 7, 2013 The Tennessee Titans have hired the former Saints defensive coordinator as a senior assistant coach. Last year, the league vacated the punishments of four players involved in "bountygate."
December 11, 2012 Though he said the NFL did prove that the players took part in a scheme that paid them bonuses for hurting opponents, former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue said the cases against them had been "contaminated" by their team — the New Orleans Saints.
May 2, 2012 Linebacker Jonathan Vilma got the stiffest penalty. He will miss the entire 2012 season. The other suspensions range from three to eight games.
March 21, 2012 New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton has been "suspended for one season without pay for his involvement in the team's bounty program," NFL.com reports. Gregg Williams, the assistant who ran the program, has been suspended indefinitely.
March 6, 2012 The bounty program operated by a few players and a coach from the New Orleans Saints could lead to new legal problems for the NFL.