NFLPA Warns Players May Face Criminal Charges In Bounty Scandal
The NFL Player’s Association has warned players involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty investigation that they may face criminal charges, according to Yahoo! Sports.
For the players involved in the bounty scandal from 2009 to 2011, the NFLPA has suggested that they have a lawyer and union representative when they are interviewed by NFL investigators.
Many legal experts have maintained that prosecution is unlikely for on-field acts as it is very difficult to prove an injury was caused by a tackle for a bounty rather than a regular tackle.