Originally Posted by gunns
And if it wasn't much help why would an assistant coach pull the same thing when he got his own head coaching job? Frankly, I don't care if it helped or didn't, it's just an example of how the Patriots get a punishment that will not affect their team while the Saints get torn apart. Why?
This is probably due to poor timing. Bounties are nothing new in the NFL, but at a time when the concussion issue is front and center and threatening the league, they had to act strongly.