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Ex-Towson State linebacker Vitt named interim Saints coach

Ex-Towson State linebacker Vitt named interim Saints coach

Joe Vitt went directly from the football field at Towson State to his first job in the NFL as the strength coach of the Baltimore Colts in 1979. A little more than 30 years later, Vitt finds himself in the middle of one of the biggest stories in the league's recent history — and one of its biggest scandals. Though the 57-year-old New Orleans Saints assistant coach has been suspended by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for the first six games of the 2012 season for his role in an illegal bounty system, Vitt was named interim coach Thursday by the Saints. It means that Vitt will run the team's organized team activities beginning Monday and coach the team in training camp as...

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