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ProFootballTalk: Jonathan Vilma on the importance of filling out coaching staffs

Jonathan Vilma joins PFT to discuss the process behind a head coach building the rest his staff. Vilma shares the story behind the Eric Mangini hire during his time with the Jets.

Rapid-Fire Predictions with Jonathan Vilma and Chris Simms

The NFL season is quickly approaching, with lots of hot topics being discussed. Will Jadeveon Clowney total more than 10 sacks? Can Peyton Manning throw for 50 touchdowns again? Will RG3 hold on to his starting job in 2014? Watch asShow More Summary

Jonathan Vilma on Swearinger Hit: 'The Hit Was Perfectly Clean, Perfectly Legal'

Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger's concussion-inducing hit on Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has become a controversial topic. Was Swearinger's hit illegal? Did Peyton Manning make a mistake by giving him an earful? How hard is...Show More Summary

PFT on NBCSN continues to get you ready for the 2014 regular season

On Tuesday, NBCSN’s Pro Football Talk returns to a full hour in duration, and we’ll cover as much ground as we can in the allotted time. Linebacker Jonathan Vilma joins the effort for the day, and the conversation will include a look at current NFL narratives and the inevitable reality of playoff turnover. One of…

Jonathan Vilma Would Welcome Richie Incognito in Locker Room 'With Open Arms'

Richie Incognito has been cleared by the NFL, per Marc Sessler of NFL.com, and visited the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Monday. Would Incognito be welcomed back into an NFL locker room? Watch as Adam Lefkoe goes in-depth with Jonathan Vilma and Bleacher Report NFL Analyst Chris Simms in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

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?

3 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

7 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

7 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…

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