NFL suspends 4 players in connection with Saints bounty

Four players from the New Orleans Saints have been suspended for their roles in the bounty system, including linebacker Jonathan Vilma for the entire 2012 season.

In addition to Vilma, defensive Will Smith has been suspended for four game, former defensive tackle Anthony Hargrove for eight games and former linebacker Scott Fujita for three games.

The suspensions will be without pay and the players can appeal the decision after three days.

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