- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Penalties issued by the NFL to those involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty program:

Team

_ Fined $500,000 and forfeiture of the Saints’ second-round draft picks in 2012 and 2013.

Management

_ General manager Mickey Loomis, suspended first eight regular-season games.

Coaches

_ Coach Sean Payton suspended for 2012 season.

_ Former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams suspended indefinitely.

_ Assistant coach Joe Vitt suspended for first six regular-season games.

Players

_ LB Jonathan Vilma, suspended for 2012 season.

_ DL Anthony Hargrove (now with Green Bay), suspended for first eight regular-season games. May participate in offseason activity, including preseason games.

_ DE Will Smith, suspended for first four regular-season games. May participate in offseason activity, including preseason games.

_ LB Scott Fujita (now with Cleveland), suspended for first three regular-season games. May participate in offseason activity, including preseason games.