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Rams adjust after Williams suspension

In the wake of the indefinite suspension of defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, Rams coach Jeff Fisher said he wasn't aware of the NFL investigation involving Williams and wouldn't have hired him if he had known. Williams was suspended indefinitely by the NFL effective immediately for his role in the bounty program with the New Orleans Saints from 2009-2011. Williams...

Report: Gregg Williams put out $15,000 bounty on Brad Johnson in 2006

According to David Elfin of 106.7 the Fan in D.C., former Washington Redskins defensive coordinator Gregg Williams put out a $15,000 bounty on former Vikings quarterback Brad Johnson. “Gregg came in and dropped $15,000 on the (table) and said, ‘Brad Johnson doesn’t finish this game. This is Wednesday and the money will go up later in the week. It could double or triple by the...

Indefinite suspension for Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams

The NFL came down — and came down hard — in the "Bountygate" scandal. Included in the stiff penalties handed down Wednesday by league commissioner Roger Goodell is an indefinite suspension for new Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams. The suspension begins immediately and will include the entire 2012 season. After the season, Williams' status will...

Kluwe wants Vilma 'banned for life'

Opinionated Vikings punter Chris Kluwe believes that Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma "should be banned for life" by the NFL for his alleged integral role in the team's bounty program. 

Text of NFL statement on Bountygate

The NFL spells out its case against Gregg Williams and the Saints as it announces punishments for the Bountygate scandal.

Fisher factor persuasive in free agent signings

When Jeff Fisher took the Tennessee Titans to the Super Bowl in 1999, Scott Wells was a Nashville high school player. Wells was a Fisher fan then, and during eight NFL seasons the respect has grown. The new Rams new coach was a big enough draw in free agency that the Pro Bowl center left the Green Bay Packers to join the rebuilding effort in St. Louis. The Packers were 15-1 last...

NFL announces Saints head coach Sean Payton suspended for 2012 season, Gregg Williams suspended indefinitely

The NFL took the New Orleans Saints “bounty” scandal to a whole other level. Penalties have been announced and it’s much more severe than what most were anticipating. Saints head coach Sean Payton has been suspended for one year without pay. Newly minted Rams DC Gregg Williams who was with the Saints and actually inserted [...]

Sean Payton Suspended for A Year, Gregg Williams Suspended Indefinitely

BREAKING NEWS:  Saints Coach Sean Payton was suspended for the entire season today in addition to other Saints staff.  The new Rams Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams is suspended indefinitely. The NFL came down hard on the Saints organization today by suspending Head Coach Sean Payton for the entire NFL season.  Additionally the GM was suspended for 8

Roger Goodell's Sanctions Against Saints Harsher Than Expected, But Worthy Price to Eliminate Bounty Systems

The NFL came down extremely hard on the Saints for their bounty system, and with the harsher sanctions than expected, the league sent a message that such actions won't be tolerated in the least way. Saints head coach Sean Payton got suspended for a year, and former New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams, who recently took the same job with the Rams, received an indefinite...

DEVELOPING: A Bounty On The Bounty In New Orleans

The NFL is suspending former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator (and now-almost current St Louis Rams DC) Gregg Williams indefinitely and Saints head coach Sean Payton for one year because of the team's bounty program.And the league wasn't done...The NFL is also suspending Saints GM Mickey Loomis for the first eight games in 2012, and Saints assistant head coach Joe...

Sean Payton should be fired as head coach of the New Orleans Saints

The NFL league office handed down their punishment on the Gregg Williams “Bounty Gate” scandal and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton received a one-year suspension. This isn’t the first time the NFL league office has come sniffing around the New Orleans Saints while under the direction of head coach Sean Payton. Saints owner Tom Benson had a tenuous relationship...
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