Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/8/14
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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 Sean Payton for this upcoming campaign, as we well as the indefinite suspension of former defensive coordinator Greg Williams, who is alleged to have been the orchestrator of the bounty program. Vilma has since issued a lawsuit against the NFL and Roger Goodell for defamation and loss of wages, in the hopes of retaining a temporary restraining order, which would allow him to make a return to the Saints ESPN reported that the NFL has offered Vilma a settlement deal which would reduce his season long suspension to eight games. The settlement would be contingent on Vilma dropping his lawsuits against the comm...
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