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Former Saint Jonathan Vilma officially retires from the NFL

Jonathan Vilma had quite the career, and now he's ready to ride off into the sunset and retire from professional football, according to NewOrleansSaints.com.“I’m excited to be retiring from my playing career as a member of the New Orleans Saints,” Vilma told the team's site. “I loved everything about being a Saint and was fortunate to be surrounded by so many outstanding...
Via Fox Sports
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma formally retires

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Former New Orleans Saints middle linebacker Jonathan Vilma has formally retired from the NFL, more than a year after playing his last game. Vilma, who made the announcement in conjunction with the Saints before Sunday's game against Carolina, says he's fortunate to retire as a member of the club with which he won a Super Bowl in the 2009 season. Vilma began his...
Via Associated Press
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonathan Vilma’s Advice To Tom Brady: ‘Lawyer Up,’ Beat NFL In Court

Jonathan Vilma knows a thing or two about fighting a harsh punishment from the NFL. On Wednesday, he dispensed advice to a high-profile player facing a similar predicament. The former New Orleans Saints linebacker, who originally was suspended a full season for his role in BountyGate, offered his thoughts on what New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady...
Via NESN.com
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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 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: 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...
Via NESN.com
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Vilma concerned about sharing locker room with gay teammate

Multiple NFL players spoke with Andrea Kremer in a recent interview about how they would feel about an openly homosexual teammate. “There’s such a stigma with gay and homosexuals within male sports,” London Fletcher, Washington Redskins linebacker, said during the session with Kremer. “It would be very difficult for that first person to come out.” Jonathan Vilma was one...
Via Tireball.com
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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