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The Packers might not have to wait until week 9 to get Anthony Hargrove on the field. According to ESPN, ongoing talks involving the league, the NFL Players Association and legal representatives for the four players who were suspended for their alleged participation in the New Orleans Saints bounty program could lead to reductions in [...]
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Despite earlier reports indicating that the NFL offered Jonathan Vilma a settlement where it would reduce his suspension to eight games, subsequent reports say no offer was made.

Update: The NFL has released a statement to deny it ever offered Vilma a settlement.

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Conflicting reports regarding Jonathan Vilma surfaced today, as multiple news outlets released information claiming that the NFL had offered Vilma a reduced suspension for the upcoming season. The Saints’ starting middle linebacker was suspended for the entire season for his alleged involvement in the New Orleans bounty scandal, which also led to the suspension of head coach...

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This morning, ESPN reported that New Orleans Saints' linebacker Jonathan Vilma had been offered a deal that would cut his year-long suspension from the NFL in half. Sources suggest that the league proposed the deal with hopes of Vilma dropping his defamation lawsuit against commissioner Roger Goodell. The NFL denies the claim and calls it "completely inaccurate", according...

For New Orleans Saints, Hall of Fame Game the Beginning of Sean Payton-less Season

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Brees, Saints top Cards in HOF game

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Vilma, NFL return to federal court

Jonathan Vilma is returning to federal court Friday as a judge hears arguments on the NFL's motion to dismiss the Saints linebacker's lawsuit seeking to overturn his bounty suspension. It's not clear when U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan will rule, but if she does not dismiss the lawsuit, she could potentially rule on Vilma's request to be allowed to temporarily...

Saints Rookie RB Cadet Impresses In HOF Game

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Kolb injured; Cards fall to Saints in HOF game

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly. New Orleans vs. Arizona 8/5/2012

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