FILE - In this Oct. 30 2011, file photo, New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma looks on from the sideline during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the St. Louis Rams in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)
May 2, 2012 9:24:04 AM PDT
HOWARD FENDRICH AP Pro Football Writer
May 2, 2012 --
New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma has been suspended without pay for the entire 2012 season by the NFL, one of four players punished for participating in a pay-for-pain bounty system.