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...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Vilma on Michael Sam: "As long as he can play football, I’m A-OK with it”

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February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Vilma can’t imagine a gay teammate looking at him shower

According to Black Sports Online,  Andrea Kramer of the NFL Network sat down for an interview with Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma to talk about clocker room issues in the NFL.  One thing that came up was openly gay players. “I think that he would not be accepted as much as we think he would be accepted,” Vilma said. “I don’t want people to just naturally assume, like...
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February 06, 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...
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February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is afraid a gay teammate will look at him

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma against demonstrated what a close-minded jerk he is in an interview with Andrea Kramer for NFL Network on the locker room that aired Super Bowl Sunday. When asked about having a gay teammate, he said he doesn't want one: "I think he would not be accepted as much as we think he would be accepted. I don't want people to just...
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February 04, 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...
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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...
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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...
September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

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.

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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...
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September 19, 2012  |  Discuss

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