September 9, 2012; New Orleans, LA, USA; New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma (51) leads the who dat chant before a game against the Washington Redskins at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-US PRESSWIRE

Morning Headlines: Bountygate Takes new Turn, & Michael Turner charged with DUI & Speeding



A sworn affidavit signed by former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams states that Saints middle linebacker Johnathan Vilma offered $10,000 to anyone who knocked former Vikings quarterback Brett Favre out of the 2009 NFC title game.


The Falcons wrapped up a 27-21 win over the Broncos last night, but around 5 a.m. this morning, Pro Bowl RB Michael Turner was charged with DUI and speeding 


Replacement referees embarrass the NFL on Monday Night Football.


Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez is out for Week 3 against the Ravens and will likely not return before October.


Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan doesn’t believe it’s a lock CB Darrelle Revis  will be ready for Week 3 as he continues to go through the NFL’s concussion protocol.


Titans Head Coach Mike Munchak plans to stick with both QB Jake Locker and RB Chris Johnson after poor performances in Sunday’s 38-10 loss to the Chargers. He also said that he expects WR Kenny Britt’s workload to “pick up” after catching one ball for five yards in his 2012 NFL debut after tearing his ACL nearly a year ago.


Broncos DE Elvis Dumervil plans to sue the City of Miami and the Miami police department for false arrest and defamation.


Chargers CB Shareece Wright is out 4-6 weeks with a high ankle sprain and partial tear of an ankle ligament.


Redskins Pro Bowl outside linebacker Brian Orakpo has torn his left pectoral muscle and is out for the remainder of the season. Starting DE Adam Carriker also suffered a season-ending quad injury.


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