Originally written on Total Titans  |  Last updated 1/26/13

NEW ORLEANS - SEPTEMBER 09: Jonathan Vilma talks with Gregg Williams of the New Orleans Saints during the game against the Minnesota Vikings at Louisiana Superdome on September 9, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
As first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Titans have met with former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams about becoming an assistant head coach. Williams is currently under suspension by the NFL for his role in the Saints' Bountygate scandal, but has received permission to talk to teams about a new job. Jim Wyatt indicates that if Williams is brought on, Jerry Gray is expected to remain the defensive coordinator. Gray and Williams have worked together in the past, including in Williams' past stint as defensive coordinator with the Titans, in Buffalo, and in Washington. Williams' hire is likely to be a controversial one for several reasons. First, his role in the Bountygate scandal, when under questioning by NFL officials he went ahead and named names of players who had a role. Regardless of your feelings about that, NFL players may understandably feel constrained in their dealings with him. Williams will have to deal with the issue forthrightly to establish a bond ...
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