Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/28/12
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New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive end Will Smith have a busy few days coming up. Thursday night, they will play a crucial game against the Falcons in Atlanta. Friday morning, they will be in Washington, D.C., as part of their appeal of suspensions handed down in the Saints' bounty scandal. ESPN.com reported that the NFL Players Association will provide a private plane for the players to use for their travels after the arbitrator, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue, refused to move back the timing of testimony by ex-Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. Lawyers for Vilma and Smith will be cross-examining Williams. "We will definitely be there Friday," Smith said, according to the New Orleans Times-Picayune. "They're accusing us of things we didn't do. That's part of the things that we wanted all along was to face our accusers. We won't get a chance to be there for Mike Cerullo's (testimony) on Thursday because we'll be playing. Friday is ...
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