Goodell Seeks To Have Court Dismiss Vilma Defamation Lawsuit

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has filed a motion to dismiss defamation claims made against him by suspended New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma in connection with the league's bounty investigation.

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