Saints Jonathan Vilma Put $10k Bounty on Brett Favre…Favre Cool With It
You might dislike Favre for a lot of things, but Favre was old school and tough tough quarterback.
I am sure Vilma wasn’t the first player to offer cash to take out the old gunslinger, but many failed over his two decades in the NFL.
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The most alarming finding by the league, according to one club source who was briefed on the investigation late Friday afternoon, was this: Before the 2009 NFC Championship Game, Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma offered any defensive teammate $10,000 in cash to knock then-Vikings quarterback Brett Favre out of the game. Favre was hit viciously several times in the game. Favre told SI.com Friday evening: “I’m not pissed. It’s football. I don’t think anything less of those guys.”