Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/10/12

Even though New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma had his suspension overturned, he will not be playing in a game for a while, because the Saints placed him on the reserve/physically unable to perform list, NFL.com reported, based on information provided by Saints senior vice president of communication Greg Bensel.

Vilma is rehabilitating an injured knee and will be eligible to return after Week 6.

He missed the final five games of the 2011 season because of the knee problem.

An arbitration panel had overturned the NFL's suspensions of Vilma and Saints defensive end Will Smith that resulted from their alleged involvement in the bounty program.

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