Saints LB Jonathan Vilma took a $3.7 million pay cut to stay in New Orleans.
The Saints restructured the contracts of LB Jonathan Vilma and DE Will Smith.
CBS reports the Saints have offered LB Jonathan Vilma and DE Will Smith "lesser deals to stay."
ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the Saints will ask LB Jonathan Vilma and DE Will Smith to take pay-cuts.
The New Orleans Times-Picayune considers it "highly likely" LB Jonathan Vilma will have to take a "drastic" pay cut to remain with the Saints.
The NFL announced that former commissioner Paul Tagliabue has overturned the remaining discipline of Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita, and free agent Anthony Hargrove in the Saints' bounty case.
Saints LB Jonathan Vilma had no tackles and one quarterback hit in his 2012 debut Sunday.
Saints LB Jonathan Vilma (knee surgery) is active for Sunday's game against the Bucs.
Saints LB Jonathan Vilma is expected to play 20-30 snaps in his 2012 debut Sunday against the Buccaneers.
Saints LB Jonathan Vilma (knee surgery) expects to come off the PUP list Tuesday and make his 2012 debut Sunday against the Bucs.
In its latest ruling in the Saints' bounty scandal, the NFL has upheld Jonathan Vilma's year-long suspension.
Profootballtalk reports the NFL has re-issued the Saints' bounty discipline, including suspensions for Jonathan Vilma, Will Smith, Scott Fujita and free agent Anthony Hargrove.
Saints placed LB Jonathan Vilma (knee) on the reserve/PUP list.
Saints placed Jonathan Vilma and Barrett Ruud on the Roster Exempt list.