New Orleans Saints Reaction Paper

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The New Orleans Saints’ bounty system fallout was very interesting to learn about. Reading the two articles tied to this assignment truly shocked me. I realize dirty things happen in professional sports, but I cannot believe that something like this would not be illegal! It is astounding to think that franchise members of the Saints would actually pay bonuses to the players to intentionally hurt a player on the opposing team. I also find it interesting that an NFL player, with the type of money they make, would even be willing to consider this risk. However, the pressure to win and money can make even the most “saintly” people do things they wouldn’t normally do, pun intended. It seems to me that the NFL is partially to blame here. The

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