Found April 09, 2012 on The Victory Formation:
We could probably argue that he has had a 3rd and 4th chance as well. Gregg Williams, the embattled defensive coordinator that was the figurehead of the Bounty-Gate scandal with the New Orleans Saints, is looking at the real possibly of never coaching again in the NFL. He received an indefinite suspension, and Roger Goodell could opt to never lift it. However, there have been several people suggesting that he deserves another shot at coaching after he misses all of the 2012 season. Gregg Williams, for all intents and purposes, was carrying out similar bounty programs for several years.  Former players have already confirmed it, and there have been suspicions from opposing coaches for years. But that isn’t the reason why he shouldn’t be given this mythological second chance that has been suggested.  He was warned about the investigation when it began in 2010, and then preceded to not only lie about his involvement and whether or not it was taking place, but continued the practice all the way through to the end of the Saints playoff run this past season. We have audio calling for his defenders to injure members of the 49ers, and an eyewitness account saying that he gave a gesture indicating that he would pay someone for taking out Alex Smith. Yes, we love a redemption story in this country, but Williams is going to have to find a way to make that happen while not being allowed on an NFL field. He blew his privilege to continue to be a coach in the NFL when he chose to lie and then ignore several warnings. This was a pattern of behavior that Williams has exhibited all during his career. His chances are gone. Williams needs to learn of few things. Maybe he needs to educate himself on what the violence of the sport has done to some players. Go spend some time with guys that are absolutely debilitated and need help being fed. Maybe he can learn a few things and then coach younger players on how to use proper technique in tackling, and how you can be powerful without intent to injure. Yes, the sport can be incredibly violent at times, but having a desire to ruin a player’s body and career should never be tolerated. The goal on defense is simple: don’t let the other team score. But this does not mean by any means necessary. Williams needs to learn and then teach that. Just not at the NFL level. He blew that chance a few times.

Mike Florio thinks Gregg Williams may be done coaching in the NFL

Every now and then, I have the pleasure of stumbling across an exceptionally well written piece that clears the air around an issue and let's me see the problem for what it is. Enter Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. In the piece linked above, Florio essentially concludes that Williams may be able to redeem himself in the future, but Florio questions whether Williams should...

Gregg Williams is Bad... But is Sean "The Rat" Pamphilon Worse?

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Roger Goodell: Leak Wonderlic Results; Feel my Wrath

Roger Goodell has warned all 32 teams around the league that if Wonderlic test results are leaked, they will face significant discipline. The Wonderlic test, is a timed test that is used to determine the "IQ" of an indivdual player, or measure their overall cognitive ability. The individual taking the test has 12 minutes to answer 50 questions of various subjects. The...

Hall of Famer Tarkenton outraged by bounty program

Hall of Fame quarterback Fran Tarkenton was admittedly angered upon learning of the bounty program imposed by defensive coordinator Gregg Williams and the New Orleans Saints over the last three seasons. "We didn't play with bounties," the 72-year-old Tarkenton told ESPN Radio. "Dick Butkus didn't have bounties on anybody, or there wouldn’t have been anybody...

Kluwe, Shiancoe call Williams 'neanderthal'

A pair of Minnesota Vikings teammates can't let go of the thought they should have been playing in the Super Bowl two-plus years ago after the latest came to light on former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams' bounty system. Audio released Thursday demonstrated Williams' tough tactics before a January playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers...

Director defends release of 'bounty' audio

A documentary film director says he had the right to release a recording of then-Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams exhorting his players to physically punish targeted San Francisco players in a playoff game. In a statement posted on his promotional website, Sean Pamphilon says he and former Saints special teams standout Steve Gleason have a production agreement that he...

Kurt Warner against Gregg Williams receiving lifetime ban from NFL

    The writing is probably on the wall for Gregg Williams. For his role in the New Orleans Saints bounty program the team’s former defensive coordinator was suspended indefinitely by the NFL. Then the audio of a pregame speech he gave for a game against the San Francisco 49ers came out and that was [...]

Roger Goodell Rejects Appeals Made by Sean Payton, Other Saints Officials

NEW YORK -- NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has rejected the appeals of coach Sean Payton and other New Orleans Saints officials stemming from the league's probe into the club's bounty system. After hearing from Payton, general manager Mickey Loomis and assistant head coach Joe Vitt last week, Goodell decided Monday to uphold his initial sanctions, which include Payton'...

Finnegan wanted to play for Williams

Cornerback Cortland Finnegan has mentioned frequently the draw head coach Jeff Fisher was in his decision to sign with the Rams as an unrestricted free agent. But Fisher wasn't the only reason. While in New York to represent the Rams in the unveiling of Nike's new uniforms, Finnegan said that defensive coordinator Gregg Williams was also a major part of his motivation, even...

Redskins add defensive depth with Torrence, Golston and M. Williams

Cornerback Leigh Torrence returns to the Redskins after a three-year absence, Washington announced Monday. Torrence (30) appeared in 25 games for the Redskins for the Redskins in the 2006 through late in the 2008 season. The team released him as they became more infatuated with DeAngelo Hall. Torrence joined the Saints, reuniting with Gregg Williams. Torrence is one of the few players...

4 interim coaches the Saints should pursue: Gruden possible?

On Monday NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the season long suspension of New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton for his role in bounty gate.  Other than the fact that he was the head coach at the time no details have arisen stating to what extent Payton knew of or was involved with the bounty

Kluwe calls Williams ‘jerk, Neanderthal'

Chris Kluwe and Visanthe Shiancoe lamented the tactics of former Saints coordinator Gregg Williams after the release of audio from a pregame speech.

Author/filmmaker fingers Mike Cerullo as Saints’ bounty snitch

Local author/filmmaker Alan Donnes who has covered the Saints and even did a book about them title ‘Patron Saint’ did a wide ranging interview with America’s Radio News Network where he fingered former Saints defensive quality control Mike Cerullo as the snitch that set “Bountygate” into motion.Donnes contends that Cerullo was a “disgruntled employee” that left the...

Saints Nation: Chronic Podcast - Sean Pamphilon is a Self-Serving A@@#^& Edition

Andrew Juge of the Saints Nation stops by to explain why Sean Pamphilon didn't release the Gregg Williams tape for anything other than to make a name for himself. Ralph explains why John Clayton's theory of the Saints having a different head coach every week until Joe Vitt returns from suspension might be the best idea ever. Andrew and Ralph come up with fun ways the...
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