NFL Upholds Suspension of Saints Coach

April 9, 2012 Updated Apr 9, 2012 at 3:23 PM EDT

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NFL Upholds Suspension of Saints Coach

April 9, 2012 Updated Apr 9, 2012 at 3:23 PM EDT

According to NFL.com, the NFL on Monday upheld the yearlong suspension of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton for violating the league's anti-bounty rule.

The eight-game suspension of general manager Mickey Loomis and the six-game suspension of assistant head coach Joe Vitt were also upheld, according to the NFL.com report.

Payton, Loomis and Vitt had all appealed their suspensions last week.

Read the NFL.com story HERE.