The St. Louis Rams will not renew the contract of linebackers coach Blake Williams, son of suspended defensive coordinator Gregg Williams.
A team spokesman told the Associated Press Wednesday night that there was ''nothing to report'' on Gregg Williams, banished for his role in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, although the move could be interpreted as a signal of the franchise's intentions to cut ties. Gregg Williams was an early addition to new coach Jeff Fisher's staff last winter and Fisher did not replace him after the NFL handed down its suspension.
The 28-year-old Blake Williams just completed his first season with the Rams after three years as a defensive assistant with the Saints. That was his third assistant coaching stint in the NFL on staffs where his father was defensive coordinator.
Fisher said Monday that Gregg Williams had not been reinstated, and that Williams' future would be addressed ''over the next couple of weeks...