Found April 06, 2012 on Sports With Mr. Factoid:
The mess in New Orleans that is BountyGate got a bit worse yesterday when audio went viral of former team defensive coordinator Greg Williams. Williams, as you will clearly hear discusses taking out Frank Gore, Alex Smith, and Kyle Williams of the 49ers before the two teams were scheduled to play. This audio was recorded by Sean Pamphilon, a film director who had access to the Saints


Saints Bounty: Greg Williams Audio Surfaces, Instructing Players To Injure

An audio clip has surfaced of former Saints defensive coordinator Greg Williams urging his players to injure specific 49ers prior to their playoff game in January. The audio was captured by filmmaker Sean Pamphilon, who was working on a documentary about a former Saints player at the time.  You can listen to the recording on YouTube here (warning: it is profanity-laced and not...

Report: Tape captured bounty offer

Gregg Williams offered cash for hitting San Francisco quarterback Alex Smith in the head during the 2011 NFC playoffs, and also implored New Orleans Saints defenders to exploit previous injuries by 49ers players, according to a report Thursday. Already under an NFL investigation into bounties heading into his final game as the Saints' defensive coordinator, Williams allegedly...

Audio of Gregg Williams’ speech instructing Saints players to injure 49ers players has surfaced

Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports dropped another bomb on the Bountygate scandal when he reported last night that Gregg Williams instructed Saints players to injure 49ers players before their NFC divisional round game.Documentary filmmaker Sean Pamphilon was present during the speech and revealed to Silver that Williams “made specific references to inflicting physical punishment...

Bounty problem may reach further than previously believed

When we hear a comment, regardless of its importance, context is everything, and sometimes it takes the passage of time to bring to light the true context behind things players and coaches say. As we all know by now, Gregg Williams was slammed with an indefinite suspension last month by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. The penalty is the most severe punishment ever handed down to...

Report: Williams urged Saints to injure 49ers in playoffs

A documentary filmmaker reportedly captured former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams telling his players to injure specific members of the San Francisco 49ers the night before the NFC playoff game. Williams delivered a fiery, profranity-laced speech urging his club to injure quarterback Alex Smith, running back Frank Gore and wideouts Michael Crabtree and Kyle...

Bountygate makes commish look good

There is no way to defend Gregg Williams now, no way to hear those words on tape and not acknowledge that the former defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints crossed lines in ways that not only deserved, but demanded significant punishment. Whatever you thought of Bountygate before -- and the notion that everyone in the NFL operates this way has been a persistent undercurrent...

Audio of Gregg Williams' bounty speech before the 49ers game

Here is the disturbing audio speech of former New Orleans Saints' defensive coordinator Gregg Williams' speech to the Saints' defense before their game against the 49ers in the playoffs.During the speech, Williams talks about laying out and injuring the top 49ers' players such as Alex Smith, Michael Crabtree, Kyle Williams, Vernon Davis, and Frank Gore.  Williams...

Sean Pamphilon released a statement regarding the Saints bounty audio

Sean Pamphilon, the filmaker who released the damning audio of former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams talking about hitting 49ers receiver Kyle Williams hard enough to see if he can take a hit after suffering multiple concussions during the season and then told his team to essentially take out Michael Crabtree ‘s ACL, has released a statement on his website...

Vikings P Kluwe: Williams' speech has 'neanderthal message'

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe didn't mince words while sharing his thoughts on former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams' speech prior to the team's playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers. "'The way you earn respect is through fear.' Are you (expletive) kidding me?" Kluwe posted on his Twitter account, referencing a...

The decision was just made simple, ban Gregg Williams for life

As a vilifed group showed up to beg for a reduced sentence, the brainchild of their crime stared down more evidence that he should never again be paid to coach football on any level. Gregg Williams ought to be banned for life. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton visited the NFL’s mothership Thursday, to appeal to the compassionate side of his judge, jury and arbitrator—commissioner...

NFL player's father rips Gregg Williams

The father of 49ers receiver Kyle Williams believes the bounty system linked to former Saints coach Gregg Williams may make the controversy something to be taken up by the courts.

Antonio Pierce sounds off on Gregg Williams

Former NFL linebacker Antonio Pierce played under former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams when they were both a part of the Washington Redskins organization in 2004. Pierce, who now works for ESPN, sat down with Rachel Nichols and gave his thoughts on the Saints bounty scandal and talked about his time with Williams. After listening to the audio of Williams’...

Chicago White Sox GM Ken Williams put bounty on Gregg Williams

That Greg Williams New Saints bounty audio? It's got Chicago White Sox GM Ken Williams pissed off. Why? He's the father of of 49ers WR Kyle Williams. Gregg said to his defenders about Kyle: “We need... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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