But, is it really discrimination if football players get preferential treatment over cheerleaders? "Antiquated" and "blatantly discriminatory"? On Sunday, Ken Belson at the New York Times reported here that a female cheerleader with the New Orleans Saints had filed a Charge of Discrimination with the United States — March 27, Mar 25, · Bailey Davis was a New Orleans Saints cheerleader until she posted a picture of herself in a skimpy outfit. She and her lawyers say the firing violated employment laws. Cheerleaders for the Oakland Raiders settled a lawsuit over their wages and are now paid minimum wage and overtime. New Orleans Saints . Mar 26, · Ex-New Orleans cheerleader Bailey Davis says firing over a private Instagram post exposes double standard in social media, fraternization rules. The New Orleans Saints cheerleaders, the Saintsations, perform at halftime of a game against the Washington Redskins. (Photo: Derick E. Hingle, USA TODAY Sport).