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Falcons Add LB Tim Dobbins, but Weatherspoon's Replacement Already on Roster

The Atlanta Falcons, in an effort to find a replacement for injured linebacker Sean Weatherspoon, hosted veteran Jonathan Vilma on Wednesday for a workout. According to the NFL’s transaction report, Weatherspoon was placed on injured...Show More Summary

Falcons aren’t signing Jonathan Vilma after workout

The Falcons did take a look at Jonathan Vilma, but they must not have liked what they saw. According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the Falcons won’t be signing the veteran linebacker after his workout, at least not yet. If anything happens, training camp seems like a more reasonable time frame, for several reasons.…

Report: Jonathan Vilma visiting Falcons

When the Falcons lost linebacker Sean Weatherspoon for the season last week, one of the veteran linebackers mentioned as a potential addition to the corps was Jonathan Vilma. The Falcons got plenty of looks at Vilma during his run with the Saints and Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that they are getting another one…

Report: Jonathan Vilma among linebackers under consideration by Falcons

The Falcons are down a veteran linebacker after losing Sean Weatherspoon to a ruptured Achilles tendon expected to end his 2014 campaign. According to a published report, they are considering multiple potential free agent linebackers to help fill that void. Via Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Jonathan Vilma, Pat Angerer and Tim Dobbins are all…

Free agent roundup: Brian Urlacher, Jonathan Vilma, Ed Reed and more

With Lee out for the year, Dallas is looking at big names to replace him. The Dallas Cowboys sustained the first major injury of the 2014 NFL season when during OTAs, middle linebacker Sean Lee suffered a torn ACL. The team is looking...Show More Summary

Report: Cowboys 'evaluating' Vilma, Urlacher among LB options

According to a report, the Cowboys are "evaluating" all their options at linebacker to replace Sean Lee, including at least looking at Brian Urlacher and Jonathan Vilma.

Could Brian Urlacher help Cowboys replace Sean Lee?

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

The Dallas Cowboys are considering their options as they go about replacing Sean Lee, who tore his anterior cruciate ligament on the first day of organized team activities last week. Among those options are Jonathan Vilma, the former New Orleans Saints linebacker, and — Brian Urlacher. Urlacher sat out last season, working for Fox, after […]

Cowboys considering Brian Urlacher to fill Sean Lee void

When discussing the immediate aftermath of the Sean Lee injury, one of the names mentioned was former Saints middle linebacker Jonathan Vilma. Ed Werder of ESPN adds another more interesting — and more experienced — name to the pile, mentioning that Brian Urlacher is on the list of players the Cowboys will consider. Now, consider…

Report: Vilma was interested in Dolphins, who weren’t interested in Vilma

At a time when the Cowboys perhaps should be interested in veteran linebacker Jonathan Vilma, Vilma has shown interest in another team.  But that team has shown no interest in him. According to Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald, Vilma’s representatives at some point in the offseason reached out to the Dolphins.  The Dolphins, however,…

Saints cut vets Will Smith, Jonathan Vilma, Jabari Greer, Roman Harper

After missing all of last season with an ACL tear, it appears that Will Smith's career in New Orleans is over, along with Jabari Greer, Roman Harper and Jonathan Vilma.

Jonathan Vilma Will Happily Show You His Junk if You’ve Got Game

6 months agoNews : Mediaite

The news that University of Missouri defensive lineman Micheal Sam could soon become the first openly gay player in the National Football League has caused renewed interest in recent comments by New Orleans Saints (and former New York Jets) linebacker Jonathan Vilma. Show More Summary

Jonathan Vilma Clarifies His Concerns About Gays Looking at Him in the Locker Room: VIDEO

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Last week, New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma gave an interview to NFL Networks' Andrea Kramer in which he expressed concern about openly gay players looking at him in the shower. Said Vilma: "I think he would not be accepted...

Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma clarifies homophobic views prior to Michael Sam’s annoucement

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma was the poster boy of intolerance after expressing his concerns about having an openly gay player in an NFL locker room. Since Missouri defensive end Michael Sam gained national attentionShow More Summary

Jonathan Vilma, Chris Kluwe Discuss Michael Sam With Anderson Cooper

Missouri defensive end and 2014 NFL draft prospect Michael Sam made headlines on Sunday when he announced that he was gay. On Monday, Anderson Cooper 360 featured interviews with NFL linebacker Jonathan Vilma and former NFL punter Chris Kluwe. Show More Summary

Vilma apologizes for recent comments about gay players

During Super Bowl week, Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma made a controversial comment based on the hypothetical example of a gay player being on his team.  Now that former Missouri defensive end Michael Sam has come out as gay, Vilma has expressed remorse for his prior remarks. “It was a poor illustration of the example I…

Vilma clarifies his opinion of a gay teammate

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma appeared on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 on Monday night to try and clarify recent comments he made about doubting if an openly gay NFL player would be widely accepted in the NFL. Vilma's first...Show More Summary

Will Michael Sam Save the NFL From Its Homophobia?

The NFL has been plagued by homophobic train wrecks. Just last week New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma expressed his fear of taking a shower knowing a gay player might be within eye range. There's former Minnesota Vikings punter...Show More Summary

Shook Ones: New Orleans Saints Baller Jonathan Vilma Afraid To Shower With Gay Teammates

Are Johnathan Vilma’s concerns valid as a straight man? Jonathan Vilma Afraid To Shower With Gay Teammates Homophobia needs to stop in 2014. According to Rolling Out: Gay players in sports has been a hot topic in the public for

NFL Player Jonathan Vilma Is Very Afraid That A Gay Player Will Look At Him Naked

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Seems like someone thinks he’s a little bit cuter than he actually is… In a fascinating NFL Gameday profile, pro players have a frank discussion with the NFL’s Chief Correspondent for Player Health and Safety Andrea Kremer about hazing, racism and homophobia in the locker room. The gay chatter begins around the four-minute mark when New Orleans […]

New Orleans Saints' Jonathan Vilma is Worried Gay Players Will Look At Him in the Shower

6 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma appears to have some unresolved fears about gays in the locker room. When asked by NFL Network’s Andrea Kramer about potentially playing with a gay teammate, Vilma responded: "I think he would not be...

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