|New Orleans Saints football linebacker Jonathan Vilma arrives at an attorney's office in Washington, Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, for a session of the pay-for-pain bounty system with the New Orleans Saints. Friday's session is part of the latest round of player appeals overseen by former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)|
'Not awkward': Vilma, Smith, Williams face-to-face
As Vilma, wearing a gray suit, headed out of the building Friday, a reporter told him that Smith indicated the hearing was helpful.
‘‘Yeah? Well, we said that last time,’’ Vilma replied, ‘‘and we saw how that turned out. So we'll see what happens.’’
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