Found May 31, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Getty Images Ian Rapoport of asked New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma why he refused to cooperate with the NFL’s bounty investigation. “We asked for evidence and he wouldn’t give it to us,” said Vilma. “How can I defend myself when I don’t know what I’m defending against? It’s just logical, things that people decided to ignore.” Greg Aiello of the NFL claims that they invited Vilma and his lawyer to come in and go over the evidence. “He was invited to come in with his attorney to discuss the evidence prior to any decision on discipline. He declined. He has another opportunity to do so in his appeal. The union has been shown evidence,” said Aiello. For some reason I believe Aiello and the NFL more then I do Vilma, who was involved in a bounty scandal at the University of Miami.

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