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  • Former U.S. attorney says NFL's bounty investigation "exemplary"

    Former U.S. attorney says NFL's bounty investigation "exemplary"
    A former federal prosecutor hired by the NFL to evaluate its investigation of the Saints bounty program said the evidence of payments for hits on opposing players is "very strong." Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney for the Southern District of...
  • Vilma appeals suspensions; Smith, former Saints 'reserve the right' to appeal

    Vilma appeals suspensions; Smith, former Saints 'reserve the right' to appeal
    Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma officially appealed his "bounty-gate" punishment, the NFL announced Monday morning. Meanwhile, Saints defensive end Will Smith, along with former Saints Anthony Hargrove and Scott Fujita all "filed notice that they...
  • NFL slightly modifies some bounty suspensions, Vilma still banned for year

    NFL slightly modifies some bounty suspensions, Vilma still banned for year
    The NFL handed out modified suspensions Tuesday to four players involved in the New Orleans Saints’ alleged bounty program. Linebacker Scott Fujita, who now plays for Cleveland, saw his suspension reduced from three games to one. The suspension...
  • NFL commissoner Roger Goodell is under attack

    NFL commissoner Roger Goodell is under attack
    Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has, through his lawyer, denied all of the allegations against him in the Saints bounty scandal. Former Saint and now Cleveland Brown Scott Fujita says he will tell his side of the story soon. Goodell been almost...
  • Saints Assistant Head Coach & Linbackers Coach Joe Vitt

    Saints Assistant Head Coach & Linbackers Coach Joe Vitt
    Jonathan Vilma wasn’t out there today. Is his absence a knee issue? “We have this six-hour rule that we have to adhere to. We had to make the decision. We sat down and talked with him about it too. We have opted to have him at all of our...
  • Saints LB Curtis Lofton

    Saints LB Curtis Lofton
    What are your first thoughts here? “I am excited. They expect a lot of me and I expect a lot of myself too. The reason why I came here is to win a championship and that is what everyone’s expectations are. You just have to keep taking it...
  • Saints Safety Malcolm Jenkins

    Saints Safety Malcolm Jenkins
    What are your early impressions of Coach Spagnuolo and the new defense? “I think there’s a big difference.  There’s a lot more zone.  It’s a lot different than what we’re used to with Gregg Williams’ defense.  I don&...
  • Saints continue OTA's without Brees

    Saints continue OTA's without Brees
    Football life at the Saints camp these days has a very different feel. As organized team activities kicked off this week, head coach Sean Payton was in New Orleans. But, Payton suspended for a year and barred from any contact with the team, introduced...
  • Panel overturns players suspensions in Saints "bounty" scandal ruling

    Panel overturns players suspensions in Saints "bounty" scandal ruling
    NFL statement in response to the decision: "Consistent with the panel’s decision, Commissioner Goodell will, as directed, make an expedited determination of the discipline imposed for violating the NFL’s pay-for-performance/bounty rule....
  • Players suspended in Saints bounty scandal win appeal

    Players suspended in Saints bounty scandal win appeal
    All four players associated with the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal have had their suspensions overturned by a three-man arbitration panel, NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah said. Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita and Anthony...
  • Mickelson, Singh not lonely at the top in BMW Championship

    Mickelson, Singh not lonely at the top in BMW Championship
    The BMW Championship turned into golf's version of an All-Star game Saturday with Phil Mickelson making 10 birdies to share the lead with Vijay Singh, and a host of other proven players lined up behind them Saturday at Crooked Stick in Carmel, Ind....
  • Coach Joe Vitt

    Coach Joe Vitt
    Opening Statement   We finished our sixth practice today and thus far we have gotten through the majority of our first and second down work. That would be our run packages, our run defenses, our protections, and some of our blitzes. We’re...