In the end the Hargrove and Fujita suspensions mean nothing since neither player is on the team. The Vilma suspension for the year is what it is... it doesn't surprise me Goodell was harsh on him. He did himself no favors by putting the Sports Illustrated Bounty Gate story cover as his twitter picture, and constantly taking a defying approach to authority in this investigation. I will say I think it's absolutely ridiculous when you consider Donte Stallworth got one year for killing a man while driving drunk and high, but I'm not going to waste time whining. Goodell will do whatever he wants. At least the Saints signed many linebackers to cushin this blow. As far as Smith, that one hurts more. You'll remember how big of a mess the defensive ends were last year when Smith was on suspension, and the Saints have largely done nothing to repair the lack of depth at that position. We'll have to hope veterans Junior Galette and Cam Jordan, among others, can really step up.
Now that this is over the Saints can focus on getting the Brees deal done.