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JONATHAN VILMA RUMORS

Rob Ryan: Saints ‘drank the Kool-Aid a little bit too much’

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Rob Ryan acknowledged Friday that he and his players got too caught up in the preseason praise and expectations. The Saints have gone from fourth in yards allowed in 2013 to 31st in 2014. “Obviously we drank the Kool-Aid a little bit too much, I think. And if they don’t think so, I think that...
Via Sports-Glory
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Former Pro Bowler Picks Chicago Bears For Biggest 2015 Changes

A lot of teams around the NFL aren’t doing great in 2014.  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, New York Jets and Oakland Raiders all have just two wins on the season.  It stands to reason that they will be expected to have the most active off-season in 2015 right?  Not according to former NFL linebacker Jonathan Vilma. The three-time Pro Bowler and Super Bowl champion...
Via Sports Mockery
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Not Taking It Well

I guess by the transitive property Miami partisans feel that they too lost to Akron. It was a theme at halftime. We're losing to a team that lost to Akron….AKRON Smfh — Jonathan Vilma (@JonVilma51) November 30, 2014 It was a theme by blogs and beat writers. This embarrassing 35-23 defeat to a 6-6 Pittsburgh team that had lost by 11 points to Akron –– Akron!!! — was...
Via Pitt Blather
26 days ago  |  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

Free Agent LB Jonathan Vilma “Healthy And Ready” To Go

  ESPN’s Adam Schefter mentioned that veteran ILB Jonathan Vilma is now “healthy and ready” after missing pretty much the entire 2013 season. This comes in response to the news that Cowboys MLB Sean Lee could be out for majority of the 2014 season with a torn left ACL that he suffered in OTAs on Tuesday. It appears as though this is Vilma’s agent trying to drum up interest...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Vilma clarifies his comments about Michael Sam; but says it will be an uncomfortable situation

Jonathan Vilma ignited some drama when he commented the other day on the Michael Sam situation.  He stated: “I think that he would not be accepted as much as we think he would be accepted,” Vilma told Kremer. “I don’t want people to just naturally assume, like, ‘Oh, we’re all homophobic.’ That’s really not the […]The post Jonathan Vilma clarifies his comments about...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
February 11, 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
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