Posts Tagged ‘gregg williams’

Will This Season Mirror the Saints 2009 Season? It Could!

To see how the Saints 2015 might be like the Superbowl winning season of 2009, we have to look back a bit. Let’s go back to 2008. It was a forgettable season as the black and gold went 8-8, finished at the bottom of the NFC South, and missed the playoffs (this after having gone […]

Vilma Sits Down with Goodell; Gets Affidavit from Williams Thrown at Him

Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma had a sit down today with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell about his suspension that was temporarily lifted. In Monday’s meeting, the NFL gave Vilma a sworn affidavit from former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams that the New Orleans linebacker offered $10,000 to any teammate who knocked quarterback Brett Favre out of […]

Payton Moved on From DC Gregg Williams

Mike Silver of Yahoo Sports reports that according to a highly placed Saints source, former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams had been essentially fired by coach Sean Payton, who sought a sharp change in defensive philosophy. In January, Williams’ lateral move to the St. Louis Rams was publicly portrayed as his own decision, but the […]

Drew Brees – The Saints Sacred Cow of the Bounty Scandal

If I’m Drew Brees, I’m a bit peeved this morning at a couple of things. First off, I am still sitting at home on my couch instead of signed, sealed and ready to go with his team the Saints for the 2012 season, and it appears that isn’t getting close to done. Then comes the […]

Sharper Says Hammer Should Not Be Dropped on Saints Players

The fallout from the Saints’ bounty scandal continues to rain down, though one of the major unresolved matters is the discipline facing the 22-27 New Orleans players who participated in former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams’ pay-for-pain program. However one of those defenders, former Saints FS Darren Sharper, doesn’t believe further sanctions are necessary nor can […]

Report: Williams Told Saints Players to Injure 49ers

A newly released recording purports to capture former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams telling players to “put a lick” on San Francisco’s Kyle Williams to see if the receiver has lingering effects from an earlier concussion. Filmmaker Sean Pamphilon, who had access to Saints meetings for a documentary on football, has posted the audio on […]

Payton Suspended a Year, Loomis 8 Games for Bounty Program

The Saints punishment was handed down by the league today, and it’s one that comes with a heavy price. The NFL has suspended coach Sean Payton for a full year, general manager Mickey Loomis was also hit with an 8-game suspension, and former defensive coordiantor Gregg Williams, now with the Rams, has been suspended indefinitely. […]

Gregg Williams Releases Statement About Bounty Program While With Saints

Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has released the following statement regarding his involvement in a bounty program while with the Saints. “I want to express my sincere regret and apology to the NFL, Mr. Benson, and the New Orleans Saints fans for my participation in the ‘pay for performance’ program while I was with the […]