4 players suspended in bounty case-- Wed May 2 1:30 pm --
LB Jonathan Vilma suspended for a year
The NFL suspended four players Wednesday for their roles in the New Orleans Saints' bounty system, including linebacker Jonathan Vilma for the entire 2012 season. In addition to Vilma, defensive tackle Anthony Hargrove (now with the Green Bay Packers) was suspended eight games, defensive Will Smith four games and linebacker Scott Fujita (now with the Cleveland Browns) three games. All of the suspensions are without pay. (ESPN)
FF Today's Take:Vilma reportedly helped Gregg Williams create and fund the bounty program and offered up $10K for any Saints player that knocked QB Kurt Warner out of their 2009 playoff game.