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  • Saints' Vilma, Smith attend Williams hearing

    November 30, 2012 10:27 AM

    WASHINGTON - New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and defensive lineman Will Smith are attending a hearing in their appeals of bounties suspensions. Former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is scheduled to testify Friday. Vilma and Smith traveled to Washington after playing in New Orleans' 23-13 loss at Atlanta on... more »
  • Saints bounties: Vilma hearing breaks up

    June 18, 2012 12:57 PM

    NEW YORK - Suspended Saints player Jonathan Vilma left an appeals hearing with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after about an hour Monday, denying he had a role in New Orleans' bounty program and saying the process is unfair. The linebacker's attorney, Peter Ginsberg, said the NFL requested an adjournment to... more »
  • Goodell upholds penalties in Saints bounty case

    April 9, 2012 12:13 PM

    NEW YORK (AP) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has rejected the appeals of coach Sean Payton and other New Orleans Saints officials stemming from the league's probe into the club's bounty system. After hearing from Payton, general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant head coach Joe Vitt last week, Goodell decided... more »
  • Sen. Durbin sets up Judiciary Committee hearing about NFL bounties

    March 23, 2012 8:35 AM

    Sen. Dick Durbin is setting up a Judiciary Committee hearing about bounties in the NFL and other major sports in the wake of news that New Orleans Saints players received extra cash for hits that hurt particular opponents. The assistant Senate majority leader, an Illinois Democrat, says he wants to... more »
  • Senator calls hearing to examine bounties in NFL

    March 22, 2012 2:30 PM

    WASHINGTON- Sen. Dick Durbin is setting up a Judiciary Committee hearing about bounties in the NFL and other major sports in the wake of news that New Orleans Saints players received extra cash for hits that hurt particular opponents. The assistant Senate majority leader, an Illinois Democrat, says he wants... more »

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