Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 4/21/12

The New Orleans Saints reportedly restructured the contract of middle linebacker Jonathan Vilma.

Terms of the deal were undisclosed for Vilma, who is facing what is expected to be a hefty suspension for his role in the team's bounty scandal.

On Friday, NFL executive vice president and general counsel Jeff Pash said punishments are coming "soon."

A three-time Pro Bowl selection, Vilma reportedly offered $10,000 to knock out Minnesota Vikings quarterback Brett Favre in the 2009 NFC Championship Game, according to a league investigation.

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