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Jonathan Vilma to have knee surgery

Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is having knee surgery, and that’s expected to sideline him for the rest of the preseason.

He missed 6 of the past 8 practice sessions and didn’t play in the first preseason game against the Kansas City Chiefs.

We’ll have to wait and see if he’ll be ready for the regular season opener against the Atlanta Falcons in September.