Roger Goodell Says Warren Sapp's Claims About Jeremy Shockey Are "Inaccurate""
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that Warren Sapp’s claim that tight end Jeremy Shockey was the “snitch” in the New Orleans Saints bounty system scandal was “inaccurate,” according to CBS Sports.
"I didn't see his comment," Goodell said. "He's inaccurate, so we'll start with that."
Following the major suspensions levied to the Saints organization last week, Sapp claimed that he had it on good authority that Shockey was the “snitch” who spoke out about the team’s program. Shockey, however, blasted Sapp for his comments.
“It’s reckless, it’s careless, it’s hurtful to me and the great time I had with the Saints,” said Shockey, “[Saints coach] Sean Payton is a father figure to me. I would never do that to him or to the Saints.”Shockey played from the Saints from 2008 to 2010.
“Sapp can say what he wants about me, but if he really says that he’ll put his life on the line for his source, we’ll see,” he said. “I’ve never been a guy who failed multiple drug tests. I’ve never been divorced. I don’t have four kids by four different women. I don’t lie. This attacks my character and it’s not fair.”