Source: League 'definitely' offered eight-game reduction to Vilma

Source: League 'definitely' offered eight-game reduction to Vilma

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New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma wipes away the sweat from his face during a joint football practice with the New England Patriots in Foxborough, Mass. Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2010. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

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Posted on August 23, 2012 at 6:28 AM

Updated Thursday, Aug 23 at 7:24 AM

As the judge presiding over the litigation apparently waits for the August 30 appeal of a key grievance ruling and presumably hopes the parties will find a way to work out their differences on their own, a source with knowledge of the situation tells PFT that the NFL “definitely” offered an eight-game reduction in Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma’s fine, at some point during the discussions.

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In response, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello tweeted: "...reports about a settlement offer by the NFL...are completely inaccurate. No such settlement offer has been made."


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