Cleveland Browns linebacker Scott Fujita's Tuesday meeting with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has been postponed, according to the league. The date of the rescheduled meeting was not immediately known.
Fujita, who played for the Saints from 2006 to 2009, was scheduled to speak with Goodell via video conference.
The two were to discuss Fujita's vacated three-game suspension from his role in the New Orleans Saints' "bounty" program.
The NFL Players Association said the NFL wanted to meet face to face.
"Scott is committed to a just and fair resolution in this matter, but he is also committed to his teammates and his club," the NFLPA said in a statement.
"He is still undergoing treatment for a knee injury and is preparing for this week's game. We scheduled a video conference with the league but they informed us that they were only interested in an in-person meeting."
Goodell still has the power to suspend the players under the "conduct detrimental" portion of the CBA, the panel said.
Smith was suspended four games, Hargrove eight games and Vilma for the 2012 season.
Hargrove and Smith left the building without making themselves available to the media, according to The Associated Press.