Bounty Consequences: Saint’s Peyton gets 1-year suspension, team loses 2nd round pick

March 21, 2012

Legal Affairs

The NFL has suspended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton for one year for his involvement in a forbidden “bounty” program, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Wednesday.

According to Schefter, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis will be suspended for eight games and fined $500,000. The team will also be fined $500,000 and will lose a second round pick in the 2012 and 2013 NFL Drafts, Schefter reports.

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