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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...
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June 20, 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...
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...
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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...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Vilma: NFL Players Will Have ‘Resistance’ to Michael Sam, Gay Players

Michael Sam’s decision to come out publicly has garnered a lot of support and praise from fans, owners and players alike around the NFL. The way he’ll be treated once inside a NFL locker room, though. is a different story. New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma expressed some doubts about gay players being accepted in NFL locker rooms during an interview with the NFL Network...
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Vilma wants to know how he should react to a gay teammate in the shower

Jonathan Vilma wants to know how he should react to a gay teammate in the showers, asks Andrea Kremer:“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 just naturally assume, like, ‘Oh, we’re all homophobic.’ That’s really not the case. Imagine if he’s the guy next to me and, you know, I get dressed...
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February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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