NEW YORK – As a high-profile player in the NFC South, you might expect LeGarrette Blount to have paid close attention to the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal. He has, but not in the way one might think.
While football has reacted with varying degrees of indignation to revelations that the Saints rewarded members of their defense with payments for injuring opponents, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back told Yahoo! Sports this week that New Orleans' bounty tactics did not offend him and that he hoped he had been one of the players targeted.
"I wouldn't be mad about it," Blount said. "It is nice to know someone cares enough about you to put a hit out on you …
"I'm pretty sure there are a lot more teams that have done it but unfortunately they are the ones that got caught. I don't have a problem with it, it is what it is. I don't have a problem because I don't know if they had a bounty out on me or not. I don'tRead More »from Bucs RB LeGarrette Blount would be flattered if targeted in a team's bounty program