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  1. Larry Holder: Saints LB Stephone Anthony may be Jonathan Vilma 2.0Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NOLA.com

    ... the time period includes Ray Lewis, Takeo Spikes, Keith Brooking, Brian Urlacher, Keith Bullock, Dan Morgan, Jonathan Vilma, Patrick Willis, Lawrence Timmons, Jon Beason, Jerod Mayo, Luke Kuechly and, most recently, C.J. Mosley. This doesn't ...

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  2. For Roger Goodell, staying out of court on Deflategate might be wishful thinkingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Sporting News

    ... panel rescinded them, and former commissioner Paul Tagliabue wiped them out for good as appointed arbitrator. Jonathan Vilma, who was reinstated after being sentenced to a year's suspension, has already publicly recommended that Brady "lawyer up.'' ...

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  3. Pittsburgh Steelers hire player personnel coordinator with history of successRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... many of key players that helped the Saints win Super Bowl XLIV. Defensive linemen Will Smith , linebacker Jonathan Vilma , running backs Reggie Bush and Pierre Thomas , receiver Marques Colston , and defensive back Malcolm Jenkins were among the ...

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  4. Are NFL appeals ever successful?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Boston.com

    ... Saints were accused of participating in a bonus scheme, or "bounties," for injuring opposing team players. Jonathan Vilma had been scheduled to miss the entire 2012 season, while Will Smith (four games), Anthony Hargrove (eight games), and Scott ...

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  5. Brent Venables knows his Saints MLBs well, says Stephone Anthony is 'total package'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | ESPN

    ... exceed those expectations more than anybody." Ultimately, that expectation is for Anthony to follow Simoneau, Jonathan Vilma and Lofton in an impressive line of "Mike" linebackers who have quarterbacked the Saints' defense over the past decade. ...

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  6. Five Notable NFL Suspensions From Last Five YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | CBS Local

    ... injured opponents running back to 2009 when they won Super Bowl XLIV. Head coach Sean Peyton and linebacker Jonathan Vilma got full season suspensions for 2012. Anthony Hargrove was suspended for 8 games; Will Smith was given 4 games and Scott ...

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  7. Area Role Model Lawyers UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | New Yorker

    ... letter , like Hester Prynne in shoulder pads. The more useful advice, however, came from the linebacker Jonathan Vilma, who told ESPN , "I'd tell Brady to fight the emotion of defending himself publicly, lawyer up, and begin to devise a game plan to ...

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  8. Former Saints LB Jonathan Vilma offers Tom Brady suspension adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Sporting News

    "I'd tell Brady to fight the emotion of defending himself publicly, lawyer up and begin to devise a gameplan to beat the NFL through the [court] system," Vilma wrote in a text message to ESPN.com . Vilma successfully fought a year-long ban brought down on him by commissioner Roger Goodell and the NFL in 2012 after he was accused of receiving payouts for injuring players on opposing teams in the Saints bounty scandal.

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  9. GoLocalWorcester | Sports | NEW: Patriots Release Wells Report RebuttalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Go Local

    ... Saints had been orchestrating a bounty system to purposely injur star players on opposing teams. In 2012, Jonathan Vilma and three other Saints players were suspended (Vilma for the entire 2012 season). At the behest of Kessler, Vilma and seven ...

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  10. Saints News, 5/14/15: Saints Among 15 NFL Teams with Military Sponsorship DealsRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Canal Street Chronicles

    ... paid sponsorship arrangements with the U.S. Department of Defense. ProFootballTalk Former Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma knows a little something about winning a fight against Roger Goodell. And Vilma has some advice for Tom Brady. Asked by Ed ...

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  11. Why Tom Brady might play in the season opener after allRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Washington Post

    ... And, if Kessler, Yee, et al, can't get the suspension reduced or overturned? There are always the courts. Jonathan Vilma of the Saints fought his season-long suspension over BountyGate in federal court, prompting Goodell to name former commissioner ...

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  12. Jonathan Vilma offers advice to Tom BradyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | ABC News

    Former Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma, who was initially suspended an entire season before successfully fighting to have his ban in the NFL's bounty probe overturned, offered some advice to Patriots quarterback Tom Brady as he confronts a similar challenge. "I'd tell Brady to fight the emotion of defending himself publicly, lawyer up and begin to devise a gameplan to beat the NFL through the [court] system," Vilma wrote in a text message.

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  13. Q&A with Gronk and Odell Beckham Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | ESPN

    ... Odell Beckham Jr. has been selected to adorn the cover of EA Sports' "Madden NFL 16" video game. Ex-Saints LB Jonathan Vilma, who was suspended an entire season before successfully fighting to have his ban in the NFL's bounty probe overturned, ...

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  14. Poll: Fans support NFL sanctions against BradyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | ESPN

    NFL fans, by nearly a 2-1 margin, support the league's sanctions against Patriots QB Tom Brady and the team, and more than half think Brady himself cheated. Ex-Saints LB Jonathan Vilma, who was suspended an entire season before successfully fighting to have his ban in the NFL's bounty probe overturned, offered some legal advice to Tom Brady.

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  15. Patriots: Brady's lawyer, Jeffrey Kessler, has had success against NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... side. His work on the Bountygate case helped get suspensions against New Orleans Saints players, including Jonathan Vilma, reduced. On Wednesday, Vilma told ESPN's Ed Werder that he'd “tell Brady to fight the emotion of defending himself ...

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  16. Jonathan Vilma's advice to Tom Brady: Lawyer up to fight 'Deflategate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | The Times-Picayune

    Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma took the NFL to court to fight his suspension, and suggests Tom Brady should do the same with 'Deflategate.' system," Vilma told ESPN on Wednesday .

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  17. Vilma's advice to Brady: 'Beat the NFL' in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | ESPN

    Ex-Saints LB Jonathan Vilma, who was suspended an entire season before successfully fighting to have his ban in the NFL's bounty probe overturned, offered some legal advice to Tom Brady. A little more than one year after he was drafted, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has been selected to adorn the cover of EA Sports' "Madden NFL 16" video game.

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  18. Where Were You: Saints Penalized For "Bounty" ProgramRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Canal Street Chronicles

    ... played with the Saints from 2009-2011 faced multi-game suspensions, most notably, Saints defensive captain Jonathan Vilma , who was suspended for the entire 2012 season. These sanctions and suspensions, coupled with a historically horrific defense, ...

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  19. Jockey Espinoza believes he's 'luckiest Mexican on Earth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | ESPN

    ... Odell Beckham Jr. has been selected to adorn the cover of EA Sports' "Madden NFL 16" video game. Ex-Saints LB Jonathan Vilma, who was suspended an entire season before successfully fighting to have his ban in the NFL's bounty probe overturned, ...

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  20. Ben Volin | on Football Tom Brady and Patriots have options to contest Deflategate penaltiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Boston.com

    ... Brady could threaten the NFL with a lawsuit for defamation of character, similar to what Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma filed against the league in 2012 over Bountygate (it was tossed out of court). Brady would face a high burden of proof to show ...

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