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New Orleans Saints Bounty Penalties: NFL Suspends Jonathan Vilma, Sean Payton And Others

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New Orleans Saints linebacker Scott Fujita reacting against the Philadelphia Eagles during the NFC divisional playoff game on Jan. 13, 2007
New Orleans Saints linebacker Scott Fujita reacting against the Philadelphia Eagles during the NFC divisional playoff game on Jan. 13, 2007

-- Penalties issued by the NFL to those involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty program:

Team

_ Fined $500,000 and forfeiture of the Saints' second-round draft picks in 2012 and 2013.

Management

_ General manager Mickey Loomis, suspended first eight regular-season games.

Coaches

_ Coach Sean Payton suspended for 2012 season.

_ Former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams suspended indefinitely.

_ Assistant coach Joe Vitt suspended for first six regular-season games.

Players

_ LB Jonathan Vilma, suspended for 2012 season.

_ DL Anthony Hargrove (now with Green Bay), suspended for first eight regular-season games. May participate in offseason activity, including preseason games.

_ DE Will Smith, suspended for first four regular-season games. May participate in offseason activity, including preseason games.

_ LB Scott Fujita (now with Cleveland), suspended for first three regular-season games. May participate in offseason activity, including preseason games.

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