Found August 22, 2012 on This Given Sunday:
Roger Goodell has suspended Saints LB Jonathan Vilma from the NFL for the entire 2012 season... for now. With Vilma's defamation suit and court action taken by the four suspended players involved in the bounty/pay for performance situation, that suspension could be overturned and appealed and overturned again multiple times in the courtroom before all is said and done. There have even been reports of Goodell offering Vilma a settlement, but no agreement has come yet. Vilma has fought the suspension hard since the beginning trying to clear his name and hasn't been afraid to go where no professional athlete has gone before in speaking out against his comissioner. The latest step in Vilma's quest is to give Roger Goodell a taste of his own medicine. Vilma has banned Roger Goodell from his Miami restaurant, Brother Jimmy's BBQ. Vindictive? Maybe. Awesome? God, yes. No word yet on whether or not Goodell has reprimanded Brother Jimmy's for conduct detrimental ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Roger Goodell is persona non grata at Jonathan Vilma’s restaurant

Jonathan Vilma’s restaurant has signs saying not to serve Roger Goodell (Picture)

Roger Goodell is probably one of those people that doesn’t have to call ahead to make reservations at a fancy restaurant. Goodell makes millions of dollars a year and is a celebrity among the sports community. One restaurant that we know for certain he wouldn’t need a reservation at is Brother Jimmy’s BBQ in Miami. The reason being? He’s not welcome there. Brother Jimmy’s...

Goodell has confidence in fill-in refs

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says possibly using replacement referees for regular-season games is worthwhile to ensure long-term improvements to officiating. The league and the NFL Referees Association have yet to reach an agreement, and Goodell acknowledged Thursday that time was running out to make the regular officials available for the openers. ''We're anxious...

Roger Goodell has been banned from a Miami BBQ Restaurant

A photo hangs on a door at a Miami Brother Jimmy’s BBQ showing Roger Goodell, headlined by “Do not serve this man”. The NFL Commissioner has been under extreme scrutiny for things that have happened during his tenure, but banning him from a restaurant? One might think that a few fans are upset at everything that has happened with Bounty Gate, the removing of Salary Cap from...

Jonathan Vilma Doesn't Want Roger Goodell to Eat According to this Sign

NYD - A couple of suspended NFL linebackers who are unhappy with Goodell’s heavy hand when it comes to discipline have made it clear that the 53-year-old isn’t welcome at their eatery, where a photo of Goodell is taped to the door with the orders: DO NOT SERVE THIS MAN.Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams are the co-owners of Brother Jimmy'...

Jonathan Vilma DOES NOT Want Roger Goodell To Eat

Background: NFL Owner, Roger Goodell, suspended Saints LB Jonathan Vilma for the entire season because of what Vilma says are ‘unsubstantiated claims’.  Vilma is currently suing Goodell for defamation.  So basically, there is a lot of bad blood between the two. This poster is apparently being displayed in Brother Jimmy’s BBQ restaurant (in Miami) which is co-owned by Vilma.

Goodell, Khan to announce Jaguars international games

It appears that the NFL has found a team to replace the Rams in international play. As was previously suspected, the Jacksonville Jaguars will be traveling to London, and possibly elsewhere, as the NFL's flag bearer for spreading the game abroad. Sam Kouvaris of WJXT 4 in Jacksonville tweeted late this morning that an announcement is coming tomorrow from commissioner Roger...

NFL, insurers argue over lawsuits

Hot News for Other Roger Goodell

Jaguars set to play home games in London

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to be England's team. The NFL and the Jags announced Tuesday the team will play one home game in London for four years in a row. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and team owner Shad Khan made a joint announcement about the move in Jacksonville. The small-market franchise will play four games at Wembley Stadium, one...
Saints News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.