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  • Vilma, others fight suspensions in bounty case

    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.


  • Hargrove's declaration says he followed orders

    Former Saints defensive lineman Anthony Hargove 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 program to NFL investigators.


  • 4 players suspended by NFL for Saints' bounties

    Hoping to close the book on bounties, the NFL suspended New Orleans Saints defensive captain Jonathan Vilma without pay for all of next season Wednesday and gave shorter bans to three other players for their leading roles in the team's cash-for-hits system that knocked key opponents out of games from 2009-11.


  • Toon, Miller face big challenges in NFL

    Nick Toon and Lamar Miller know all about tough tasks. Their challenges won't get any easier as they head to the NFL.


  • FILE- This Dec. 28, 2011 file photo shows Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Nick Toon, right, running to practice along a red carpet in Carson, Calif. The 6-foot-2, 215-pound Toon was taken in the fourth round of the NFL draft by the New Orleans Saints.(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

    Nick Toon, Lamar Miller face big challenges in NFL

    Nick Toon and Lamar Miller know all about tough tasks. Their challenges won't get any easier as they head to the NFL.


  • Loomis 'angry' about wiretapping allegations

    Embattled Saints general manager Mickey Loomis had plenty to discuss before Thursday night's NFL draft, even if his club had no first-round pick.


  • State police probing Saints alleged wiretapping

    While state police and the FBI started a wiretapping probe into the Saints and general manager Mickey Loomis, assistant head coach Joe Vitt called allegations that Loomis' had his Superdome booth wired so he could listen to opposing coaches "ludicrous."


  • Brees: Vitt 'obvious choice' to take over Saints

    Drew Brees, the unquestioned leader in the New Orleans Saints' locker room, calls Joe Vitt "the obvious choice" to take over as interim head coach while Sean Payton spends the entire 2012 season serving a suspension for his role in the club's bounty system.


  • Saints name Vitt interim coach

    The New Orleans Saints have named Joe Vitt as interim coach, despite the top assistant's six-game suspension for his role in the club's bounty system.


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