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Former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams admitted that it was a “terrible mistake” to offer a “Bounty” program to the team’s players that would pay bonuses to knock opposing team’s star players out of the game, like when New Orleans’ defense did it to former Cardinals QB Kurt Warner and former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre.

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New Orleans case puts scrutiny on NFL bounty pay

The NFL concludes a three-year investigation late Friday into an illegal “Bounty” program being run by the New Orleans Saints, who apparently paid its players bonuses for years to try to injure opposing teams’ high profile players — and now the league is going to likely levy the largest fine in history for the franchise’s actions.

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