DEA Investigating Saints' Vicodin Abuse Lawsuit, Sean Payton Denies All Allegations

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton is one of two members of the Saints coaching staff named as abusers of stolen Vicodin in a lawsuit filed against the organization. The Saints and Payton have both issued statements denying the allegations.

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DEA Looking Into Vicodin Abuse Allegations Against Saints

Sean Payton might say that the allegations against him and a fellow coach regarding Vicodin-abuse are false,but the DEA is looking into the matter just the same according to the AP.

“The DEA was referred this case and there is a pending investigation,” said Special Agent Roberto Bryan Jr., a New Orleans-based spokesman for the Drug Enforcement Administration.

“It hasn’t been turned into a criminal investigation as of yet,” Fortunato said.

Of course what many are waiting to see is whether or not Roger Goodell gets involved or makes a comment on the matter. Neither looks like for the moment, at least until the DEA or the courts make a decision first.

New Orleans Saints blog Canal Street Chronicles
will be keeping track of the entire ordeal.

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