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Jonathan Vilma files new lawsuit

Updated: July 2, 2012, 10:25 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS -- Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is suing the NFL in federal court, claiming commissioner Roger Goodell failed to make a timely appeal ruling regarding Vilma's season-long suspension in connection with the league's bounty investigation.

The lawsuit filed Saturday night in U.S. District Court in New Orleans also asks for a temporary restraining order to allow Vilma to continue working if Goodell upholds the suspension.

The suit contends Goodell has undermined ...

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