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While New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton has been reinstated from his season-long suspension for his role in the team's infamous pay-for-performance bounty scandal, the man charged with implementing the system still hasn't been reinstated.
Gregg Williams, the former Saints defensive coordinator, who was suspended indefinitely for orchestrating a bounty system the league contends the Saints had in place from 2009-2011, is still suspended, according to the NFL.
Williams, however, is free to pursue NFL jobs, a league source said. If Williams is able to find a job in the NFL, Commissioner Roger Goodell will then evaluate Williams' status.
Earlier this month it was reported that Williams would not be retained by the St. Louis Rams once he is reinstated to coach again.
Source: The Times-Picayune
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Suspended defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is allowed to pursue an NFL coaching job, though commissioner Roger Goodell plans to review his reinstatement should he find one, according to an NFL.com report. Williams has been suspended indefinitely for his role in the New Orleans Saints' "bounty" scandal. He was hired last offseason as defensive coordinator for the...
Sean Payton is an active member of the NFL community again.
The NFL has predictability reinstated the Saints coach Peyton as the league prepares to stage the Super Bowl in the city of New Orleans.
Bounty Gate is coming to a close. Let the wounds begin to heal and the scars takeover the scabs. The Saints released a statement on Tuesday on Payton’s behalf.
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Sean Payton returned to work Wednesday following a nearly yearlong suspension for his role in the Saints' bounty program.
The newly reinstated New Orleans Saints coach watched Senior Bowl practice and planned to meet later in the day with the staff to evaluate a defense that struggled during a 7-9 season and opened with four straight losses. Payton said there's plenty of...
Some unexpected good news just hit twitter, as NFL spokesperson Greg Aiello has announced Sean Payton's reinstatement as head football coach of the New Orleans Saints, effective immediately. This comes two weeks early as he was scheduled to come off suspension after the Super Bowl was completed. The move, which is possibly damage control and an olive branch by Roger Goodell prior...
The New Orleans Saints have their leader back on the sidelines. Head coach Sean Payton met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday and was reinstated from his season-long suspension, the league announced. The reinstatement is immediate, meaning Payton can attend this week's Senior Bowl and resume his duties as head coach of the team. In the meeting, Payton took responsibility...
Sean Payton is back as coach of the New Orleans Saints.
Payton's season-long suspension for his role in the Saints' bounty program was lifted by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, nearly two weeks earlier than expected.
The decision allows Payton to attend the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala., on Saturday, where some of the top college players available for the NFL draft...
Hopefully, this will be the end of Bounty Scandal and we call all move on with our lives. ESPN is reporting that Payton has been reinstated and can resume his duties as the Saints head coach.
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We can now finally start putting the Bounty Gate scandal behind us now. NFL.com is reporting that league commissioner Roger Goodell ended New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton’s season-long suspension Tuesday, and reinstated him immediately. The two men reportedly met on Monday and had a good productive conversation.
“We had a very productive discussion,” said commissioner...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has reinstated New Orleans Saints
coach Sean Payton following a season-long suspension for his role
in the team's bounty scandal.
With the Super Bowl rapidly approaching and the city
of New Orleans being the host city, the fans of New Orleans now have a little
more to cheer about. After serving a season long suspension for his involvement
in the ‘Bounty-gate’ scandal, Sean Payton has been reinstated immediately as
the head coach of the New Orleans Saints.
Gregg Rosenthal reported that after a meeting...
The New Orleans Saints have fired defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo after one season.
New Orleans ranked last in the NFL in total defense and run defense. Head coach Sean Payton, who returned to work this week after a season-long suspension, announced Thursday that Spagnuolo was being released.
Payton also fired special teams coordinator Ken Flajole.
The Saints went 7-9 this...
Jay Glazer on return of New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton.