NFLPA Releases Statement Regarding Player Suspenions

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 02: NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a press conference held by the NFL Players Association at the Super Bowl XLVI Media Center in the J.W. Marriott Indianapolis on February 2, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

DeMaurice Smith, on behalf of the NFL Players Association, released a statement today regarding the player suspensions that were handed down to those involved in the Saints pay-for-performance program.


Related: NFL Statement Regarding Suspension of Players Involved in Bountygate


Here is the statement, in it's entirety, which can be found on the official NFLPA website:

"After seeing the NFL's decision letters, the NFLPA has still not received any detailed or specific evidence from the league of these specific players' involvement in an alleged pay-to-injure program. We have made it clear that punishment without evidence is not fair. We have spoken with our players and their representatives and we will vigorously protect and pursue all options on their behalf."

Sure would be nice to see some of that evidence...

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