New Orleans Saints

Saints: Goodell rejects appeals of suspensions, fines

The New Orleans Saints are reporting that Commissioner Roger Goodell has rejected the appeals of suspensions and fines imposed on the team for its bounty program.

The suspensions of General Manager Mickey Loomis, Head coach Sean Payton and assistant coach Joe Vitt will remain, along with forfeiture of draft picks and a $500,000 fine.

Payton is to begin his suspension on April 16.

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