Say it ain't so. Could Jonathan Vilma be a Dirty Bird? Say it ain't so. Could Jonathan Vilma be a Dirty Bird? Associated Press file photo by BRIAN BLANCO -- Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma looks on from the sidelines during a game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in October in Tampa, Fla. Advocate story June 23, 2014 Comments Because Falcons linebacker Sean Witherspoon sustained a ruptured Achilles tendon this week that’s expected to end his 2014 season, Atlanta is considering signing former Saint Jonathan Vilma as a replacement, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.