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NFL hands down Saints player suspensions

As a paying sponsor of the pay-for-pain program in New Orleans, Jonathan Vilma and other Saints players can't float the claim that they were simply caught in the current.

Given the alleged financial involvement of Jonathan Vilma in the New Orleans' bounty scandal, it wasn't altogether shocking that the respected middle linebacker was suspended for the entire 2012 season by commissioner Roger Goodell. What might be more surprising in hindsight is that Vilma -- one of the brightest, most articulate, grounded, well educated and socially conscious players in the... Recommended Stories

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