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JONATHAN VILMA RUMORS

Could Vilma be the anwser at Linebacker?

Sean Weatherspoon tore his Achilles tendon in practice last week and will be out the for the 2014 season, which brings the question who will be his replacement? It’s reported that ex-Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has worked out with the Falcons, but they have not signed him… yet. The bigger question that comes to mind, is should they sign him? The Falcons are said to looking...
Via cover32 - Falcons
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons reportedly passing on Jonathan Vilma

After bringing in free agent linebacker Jonathan Vilma for a visit,  the Falcons have decided not to sign him,  according to Vaughn McClure and Mike Garafolo. Can confirm @MikeGarafolo report that the Falcons won't be signing Vilma, according to team source. — vaughn mcclure (@vxmcclure23) June 18, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Falcons considering veteran LB Jonathan Vilma

The Atlanta Falcons find themselves scrambling to find replacements for linebacker Sean Weatherspoon who ruptured his Achillies’ tendon on Tuesday. Jonathan Vilma is one player that the Falcons reportedly are taking a look at as a replacement. The 32-year-old Vilma has been plagued by knee issues for years and has been a liability when on the field. Falcons are looking hard at...
Via Tireball.com
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jonathan Vilma’s Reps Reached Out To The Dolphins, But Found No Interest

  Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald reports that former Saints ILB Jonathan Vilma had his representation reach out to the Dolphins about possibly signing him to a contract. According to Jackson, the Dolphins showed “no interest” in signing Vilma. Vilma’s agents have been working to drum up interest in their client. ESPN’s Adam Schefter passed along word that Vilma is...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Vilma voices concerns about showering with gay teammate

Andrea Kremer sat down with NFL players recently to discuss a wide range of locker room topics in the NFL. One hot topic currently is whether or not the NFL is ready for an active, openly gay player. Jonathan Vilma had this to say about his comfort level: “I think that he would not be accepted as much as we think he would be accepted,” Vilma added. “I don’t want people to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Source: Vilma's career might be over

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma's career may be over after he was placed on season-ending IR on Wednesday, according to a source. Vilma had just returned for his first game of this season. Vilma began the season on short-term injured reserve because of an arthroscopic procedure in August on his left knee, which has troubled him through multiple surgeries over the...
Via Fox Sports
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Saints LB Johnathan Vilma suing Marlins

Saints LB Johnathan Vilma is suing the Miami Marlins for mishandling his BBQ stand. The Marlins Stadium is home to a branch of Vilma’s Brother Jimmy’s BBQ franchise the operates out of Miami. According to Vilma the branch is not preforming up to Brother Jimmy’s BBQ standards. From NBC Miami through BlackSportsOnline “We did voice our concerns and we actually personally went...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Jonathan Vilma sues Miami Marlins

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has a bone to pick with the Miami Marlins over some barbecue. Vilma is a co-owner of the Brother Jimmy’s BBQ franchise in Miami and he’s filed a lawsuit against the Miami Marlins over the restaurant’s failed concession stand in Marlins Park, according the NBC Miami. The NFL star alleges that the team failed to live up to its promises...
Via NESN.com
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss
WORLDWIDE LEADER IN DERPS

Vilma uncovers ESPN's secret study

ESPN apparently was planning on doing a “character study TV feature” on Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma that was intended to be kept secret from the player. It was not.

Via Larry Brown Sports
September 27, 2012  |  5 Comments

Saints’ Jonathan Vilma won the battle, but he won’t win the war

The ensuing ‘Bounty Gate’ scandal took the New Orleans Saints organization by storm and turned an inspirational franchise into a nightmare. Everyone already knows the casualties of the scandal included Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma. When the NFL handed down his season-long suspension this past offseason, it was a punishment based on symbolism. If the accusations were true...
Via The Penalty Flag
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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