Goodell doesn't shed light on Vicodin case in New Orleans
Roger Goodell visited the New Orleans Saints training camp on Monday and took questions from reporters but that doesn’t mean he shed any light whatsoever on the potentially embarrassing Vicodin case that swirls around the team.
The club’s former director of security, Geoff Santini, filed lawsuit against the team claiming he was improperly let go following an investigation into the theft of prescription pain killers by members of the team’s staff, reportedly including head coach Sean Payton.
The case has since moved to arbitration and Goodell was comfortable to leave it right there.
“No, there isn't anything particular on that case," Goodell said, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune. “I understand that's going along in a separate process.”
Payton told USA Today that he believes the matter will be put to rest before the season begins in a little more than a month. Now that it is in the arbitration phase, no details of the case are expected to spill out. If any do, it will be very telling.
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