Originally posted by WillistheWall:
I know there is a Saints thread in NFL talk, but this specifically effected us so I thought I'd post it here. Joe Staley mentioned he thought it was odd how he got punched in the face in that game, and I'm pretty sure they got away with quite a bit of other stuff also. I don't think they really succeeded at injuring anyone, and it's kind of funny they still failed. Here's the link:
7. Though the report doesn't expressly say it, the Saints apparently used the bounty system during the 2011 playoffs, when they faced the Lions and the 49ers.