Suspended Saints players appeal penalties with NFL – YAHOO!

By , May 7, 2012 11:02 pm

(Getty Images)With a Monday deadline for any of the players suspended in the recent bounty scandal to appeal those penalties, New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has done just that. And just as it was when the NFLPA filed grievances against the …

Saints’ Jonathan Vilma appeals season-long suspension – NFL

By , May 7, 2012 11:02 pm

New Orleans Saints’ linebacker Jonathan Vilma has appealed his season-long suspension by the NFL for his role in the team’s “bounty” scandal, league spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed to NFL Network and NFL.com on Monday. Vilma will be allowed to …

New Orleans Saints sign DT Ayodele, who injured Favre’s ankle – NFL

By , May 7, 2012 11:02 pm

METAIRIE, La. (AP) – The Saints have signed defensive tackle Remi Ayodele, who was a member of New Orleans’ 2009-10 Super Bowl squad. Saints spokesman Greg Bensel, who confirmed the signing Monday, says the deal is for one season. The 29-year-old Ayodele …

Saints LB Jon Vilma appeals season-long suspension in bounty case; 3 others fight penalties – Sun Sentinel

By , May 7, 2012 11:02 pm

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and three other players suspended in the NFL’s investigation of New Orleans’ cash-for-hits bounty system challenged their punishments Monday. Vilma, named by the NFL as a ringleader of the operation …

Anthony Hargrove’s declaration looks bad for the New Orleans Saints and the NFL – nola.com

By , May 7, 2012 11:02 pm

The release of Anthony Hargrove’s declaration to the NFL on Tuesday looked bad for the New Orleans Saints. And it looked bad for the league. First, the bad news for the Saints: Hargrove’s detailed account of how he was instructed by coaches Gregg Williams …

Cleveland Browns’ Scott Fujita denies past involvement in New Orleans Saints’ bounty program? Does he have a case? Poll – Cleveland Plain Dealer

By , May 7, 2012 11:02 pm

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita denies his involement in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty program, as reported by Plain Dealer Browns beat writer Mary Kay Cabot. Fujita, whose 10 NFL seasons include four with New …

Anthony Hargrove says Saints coaches told him to deny existence of bounty program in sworn statement – NJ.com

By , May 7, 2012 11:02 pm

NEW ORLEANS — Former Saints defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove describes in a sworn statement how he was told by ex-defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and current New Orleans assistant head coach Joe Vitt to deny the existence of a bounty …

New Orleans Saints players appeal suspensions in bounty scandal – Birmingham News

By , May 7, 2012 11:02 pm

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and three other current and former Saints players have appealed suspensions handed down in reaction to their alleged roles in a bounty system from 2009-11, ESPN and other outlets reported Monday.

Former Saints DE Hargrove was told to lie about bounty program – myfoxny.com

By , May 7, 2012 11:02 pm

NEW YORK — Former New Orleans Saints defensive end Anthony Hargrove was reportedly told to lie to NFL officials about the existence of the team’s illegal bounty program. According to a signed declaration obtained by Yahoo! Sports Monday, Saints assistant …

New Orleans Saints players appeal bans in Saints bounty case – Calgary Herald

By , May 7, 2012 11:02 pm

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has appealed the season-long suspension he received for the leading role he took in the team’s bounty scandal, the National Football League said on Monday. Defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove (now with …