Found August 24, 2012 on Philly Sports Live:
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.

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

Picture: Jonathan Vilma bans Roger Goodell from his BBQ spot.

As if there was ANY remaining doubt that this thing between suspended Saints linebacker and NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has become extremely personal, ask the staff of Brother Jimmy’s BBQ in Miami. To get the details and view the picture that is displayed at Brother Jimmy's BBQ, please click the link below.

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

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