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

    Wednesday Aug 26 | NOLA.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Sunday Aug 16 | NOLA.com

    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.

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

    Monday Aug 10 | NOLA.com

    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.

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

    Tuesday Aug 4 | 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, ...

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

    Tuesday Aug 4 | 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 ...

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

    Monday Aug 3 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... 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 ...

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

    Jul 31, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... 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 ...

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  8. 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. ...

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  9. 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 ...

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  10. 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 ...

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  11. 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 ...

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  12. 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 ...

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  13. 15 questions for Saints defense leading up to training campRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... showed flashes of what he could provide, even in helmets and shorts. The Saints drafted him to be their next Jonathan Vilma. I'd be surprised if he wasn't placed in that role by Week 1. The Saints are asking themselves the same question. We won't ...

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  14. A New Orleans Saints "Good Riddance" go Junior GaletteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | BayouBuzz.com

    ... last year and then watched as he refused to take on the leadership role that guys like Malcolm Jenkins and Jonathan Vilma took seriously. Instead, Galette believed his status as captain came with a sedan chair, servants and a harem. But now he's ...

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  15. How Junior Galette's relationship with the Saints soured and ultimately led to his releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... they could have some growing pains after parting ways with veteran defenders Roman Harper, Malcolm Jenkins, Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith and Jabari Greer last offseason. They didn't know quite how much. Galette was voted a captain by teammates at the ...

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  16. New Orleans Saints washed hands of Junior Galette months ago: Larry HolderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Times-Picayune

    ... see the Saints jettison Galette off the premises. Former Saints defensive end Bobby McCray tagged Will Smith, Jonathan Vilma and Scott Shanle on Twitter with video clip saying, "Now comes the part where we throw our heads back in laughter." On the ...

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  17. Did former Saints players troll Junior Galette on Twitter after his release?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | NOLA.com

    ... Saints defensive end Bobby McCray posted to Twitter a video meme directed toward former teammates Will Smith, Jonathan Vilma and Scott Shanle -- a trio who played three seasons together with Junior Galette .

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  18. Why the New Orleans Saints will make the playoffs: No. 8, Veteran LeadershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 | WhoDatDish

    Jun 17, 2015; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints center Max Unger during minicamp at the New Orleans Saints Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports Jul 28, 2013; Metairie, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Jonathan Vilma and linebacker Will Smith talk during a morning training camp practice at the team training facility.

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  19. Marques Colston Still Crucial To Saints OffenseRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | Canal Street Chronicles

    ... and in the locker room. Over the past few years, the Saints lost veteran stalwart defenders, Will Smith , Jonathan Vilma , Roman Harper , and Malcolm Jenkins in rapid succession. Although the players that replaced each of them were younger and more ...

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  20. Best Off-Seasons In The NFC South: Panthers and SaintsRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2015 | Canal Street Chronicles

    ... Bowls, but what he really brings is a sense of authority to a quiet Saints' defense. The days of leaders like Jonathan Vilma and (and I shudder to mention this name) Darren Sharper are long since past in New Orleans. Guys like Jairus Byrd (when he's ...

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