Saints quarterback and member of the NFLPA Executive Committee Drew Brees said Monday that the NFL still has not presented him with “meaningful evidence” in the Saints’ “bounty” case.
The NFLPA and the NFL met for about four hours Monday in New York City to discuss several issues. While not the purpose of the meeting, the Saints’ alleged “pay-to-injure” program was discussed.
Brees was joined at the meeting by fellow Executive Committee member, former teammate and current Browns’ linebacker Scott Fujita,as well as NFLPA president Domonique Foxworth, NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, and the NFLPA legal team.
Reports have suggested that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is expected to hand down punishment for some of the 22-27 players that the NFL has identified as being involved in the alleged program, focusing on the leaders of the Saints defense such as Jonathon Vilma, Roman Harper and Will Smith.