The New Orleans Saints’ bounty system scandal has been the biggest story of the offseason outside of Peyton Manning’s status. Lost in all the high and mighty soapbox hand wringing is the fact that the bounty system did very little to alter play on the field.
Let’s take a look at the Monday night matchup between the New Orleans Saints (-6) at San Francisco 49ers. The 49ers are looking to rebound from an awful Week 1 performance. Can they?
The latest injury update on Pierre Thomas is that his status is currently questionable for the Saints’ Week 1 game against Detroit with an MCL sprain. With each passing day that he misses practice, Thomas’ viability for your Week 1 lineup dwindles.