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  1. New Orleans Saints hold at least one winning streak in tact: First and 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 17 |

    ... not scored a return touchdown of any kind -- interception, fumble, kickoff, punt or blocked kick -- since Jonathan Vilma's interception return for a score against the Panthers in the 2012 season finale (pictured here). That's a span of 33 games and ...


  2. Fixing the NFL's Bay of Pigs: How Roger Goodell Can Make Better DecisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... has become insular and arbitrary. The NFL always appears shocked and unprepared when players like Brady or Jonathan Vilma mount serious challenges to league authority, or when the public expresses outrage over lenient domestic violence policies or ...


  3. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell got slapped down again. How can he survive?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... who led the way to an agreement and saved Goodell's image. But then Goodell tried to s uspend the Saints' Jonathan Vilma for obstructing the Bountygate investigation in 2012 and watched former commmissioner Paul Tagliabue, then the arbitrator, ...


  4. Roger Goodell Can't Win a Court CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... NFL. If you take a look back at that then you'll see that anybody who decided to take on Goodell in court (Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Anthony Hargrove and Scott Fujita had their suspensions overturned and were allowed to play immediately. Then, in ...


  5. Tom Brady Wins the Long GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | New Yorker

    ... blowhard at the time, said that Brady should "sue the hell out of the N.F.L." The former N.F.L. linebacker Jonathan Vilma-who had been suspended by Goodell in connection with the Saints Bountygate scandal, in 2012, only to have his suspension ...


  6. Former Saints revel in Goodell's court defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | ESPN

    ... case with lack of evidence and shady tactics when it comes time to prove evidence." Former Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, who was originally suspended for a full year by Goodell during Bountygate before his suspension was vacated through a ...


  7. Some players see Fujita's bounty punishment as retribution for criticizing NFL's safety recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2012 |

    ... now plays for Cleveland, was one of four current or former Saints suspended in the bounty probe. Two of them, Jonathan Vilma and Will Smith, still play for New Orleans. The other, Green Bay defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove, left New Orleans after ...


  8. Updated Look at Defensive Rookie-of-the-Year Candidates After Preseason Week 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... defensive player to win the Heisman Trophy. In 2004, PFWA voted Dunta Robinson the top defensive rookie, but Jonathan Vilma, a linebacker, got the AP co-sign. Safeties fair even worse regarding the award, as only two have won the AP's blessing since ...


  9. New Orleans Saints linebacker corps filled with unknowns for Joe Vitt: Larry HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2015 |

    ... For so long Vitt has been accustomed to a veteran base to work from. For so long Vitt coached players like Jonathan Vilma, Scott Fujita, Scott Shanle and Curtis Lofton. This could easily become the youngest core group of linebackers during his 10 ...


  10. Stephone Anthony, Hau'oli Kikaha leading Saints LB youth movement: Larry HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2015 |

    Linebacker traditionally has been a position the New Orleans Saints lean on experience rather than youth since the Sean Payton era commenced in 2006. There was Jonathan Vilma, Curtis Lofton and Mark Simoneau at middle linebacker.


  11. Saints' 2012 offseason ranked one of the worst ever, according to Yahoo! SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 |

    CHRIS GRANGER/THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Fans came in support of New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, left, as quarterback Drew Brees, center, also showed up in support outside of the Federal Courthouse on Friday, August 10, 2012 in New Orleans. The 2015 San Francisco 49ers may have had the worst offseason ever, according to Yahoo! Sports.


  12. Saints training camp: Stephone Anthony ascending quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | NFLMocks

    ... pick they acquired in the Jimmy Graham trade. Back when the Saints were in consistent Super Bowl contention, Jonathan Vilma was the man in the middle of this defense, leading the charge and making all the calls. That role could now fall to Anthony, ...


  13. Ahead of the game: Saints rookie LB Stephone Anthony impressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2015 | ESPN

    ... of the Saints defense, following a long line of veterans who have held that position, from Mark Simoneau to Jonathan Vilma to Curtis Lofton . When asked what he wants his veteran teammates to think of him, and if he wants to be great, Anthony didn't ...


  14. Stephone Anthony can make his mark with New Orleans SaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2015 |

    ... the potential for a long-time inside presence they have not had in twenty years. That is not to discredit Jonathan Vilma, who manned the position during the Super Bowl campaign and was elected to Pro Bowls after the 2009 and 2010 seasons. But Vilma ...


  15. New Orleans Saints rookie linebacker Stephone Anthony drawing praise for his poiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 |

    ... the Saints defense, they have often been team captains. From 2008 onward, the Saints' middle linebackers were Jonathan Vilma and later Curtis Lofton, both respected captains. Anthony was a captain during his final season at Clemson. Just days into ...


  16. Panthers' Roman Harper expected Roger Goodell to go easy on Tom BradyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Sporting News

    ... head coach for a whole year, defensive coach [six] games, GM eight games, Gregg Williams gone. Our captain [Jonathan Vilma], gone for a year, other guys four to eight games. You almost crippled us. It was almost like the death penalty in college. ...


  17. Saints admit mistake in giving Junior Galette extension last fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Sporting News

    ... team lacked veteran leadership last season after parting ways with veterans Roman Harper, Malcolm Jenkins, Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith and Jabari Greer. The roster overhaul continued this offseason with the team jettisoning Jimmy Graham, Kenny ...


  18. Galette Situation Once Again Portrays Saints In Negative LightRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Canal Street Chronicles

    ... and in turn, he displayed his loyalty to them. Will Smith , Scott Shanle , Scott Fujita , and especially, Jonathan Vilma exemplified that loyalty during the lowest point of Payton's career, and they continue to support him today. While it may have ...


  19. Deflate Gate: Suspension Upheld, What's Next for Tom Brady?Read the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Pats Pulpit

    ... Sean Payton and Mickey Loomis for being aware of this happening and ignorance not being an excuse for blame. Jonathan Vilma , Scott Fujita , and Anthony Hargrove were issued suspensions of varying length with Hargrove and Fujita getting 4 games ...


  20. 10 New Orleans Saints who must make an impact in 2015: No. 3, Stephone AnthonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | WhoDatDish

    ... brings us to number 3: If there is one thing that the Saints linebacking corp hasn't had at all since losing Jonathan Vilma its been athleticism . They have been slow, unskilled (in some cases), and undersized. Stephone Anthony single-handedly ...