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(AP) -- Now that the NFL has uncovered a big-money bounty program for players in New Orleans, it likely will zero in on other teams Gregg Williams worked for.
That means the Titans, Redskins, Jaguars and Bills probably should all expect to hear from the league soon.
Williams has admitted and apologized for running a bounty pool of up to 50,000 over the last three seasons that rewarded players with thousand-dollar payoffs for knocking targeted opponents out of games while he was the Saints' defensive coordinator.
He will meet Monday with NFL investigators in the New York area, according to two people familiar with the NFL's investigation of the bounties. They spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because details of the continuing investigation are not being disclosed. ESPN first reported the meeting.
"It was a terrible mistake," Williams said in a statement Friday night shortly after the NFL released the report. "And we knew it was ...
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Kerry Byrne took to the stats to find out if the bounty system employed by Gregg Williams in New Orleans (and most likely all of his teams) had an impact:
The Cold, Hard Football Facts are not pretty, folks: Williams has fielded some nice defenses. But he’s also fielded plenty of bad defenses. At the end of the day, he is what his team’s performances say he is: an average coach...
Gregg Williams' "bounty" program in Washington and New Orleans has torn the lid off one of the NFL's dirty little secrets.
Competition brings out the best - and sometimes the worst - in all of us. Whether you're watching games on the couch, screaming "KILL HIM!" or just silently wishing it, or actually in the heat of game action, head on a swivel...
By now, if you're a relative fan of the sport of football at all, you've heard all about the Saints "Bounty" system that has been uncovered by the NFL. There's the cover up at the top level that is going to be an interesting mess for the league to sift through. There's the involvement of Mike Ornstein the convicted felon in contributing money to the pot...
Gregg Williams is under the gun to explain what was going on with a bounty system designed to knock opponents out of games. Two more teams reportedly had their own versions of rewards for knockouts under Williams' guidance.
An NFL investigation has shown the the New Orleans Saints had a “pay for performance” plan in place from 2009 – 2011. The program was administrated by, then Saints Defensive Coordinator, Gregg Williams, with the knowledge of Head Coach, Sean Payton. From NFL.com:
The investigation showed that Saints players received $1,500 for a “knockout” hit and $1,000 for a “cart...
According to Mike Jones of the Washington Post, the NFL will now turn their attention to the Washington Redskins and their possible involvement in former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams’ bounty program.
Williams coached for the Redskins from 2004-2007.
The NFL plans on investigating the Redskins because of the accusations of their involvement in the situation so they can determine...
The national media reacts to the revelation that Gregg Williams employed a bounty system in New Orleans. [Fifth Down]
Williams also likely had the system in place as head coach in Buffalo. [Fifth Down]
Perrish Cox eyes a return to the NFL. [Denver Post]
Demaryius Thomas‘ testimony was likely key to the defense’s win. [ProFootballTalk]
NFL 2012 franchise tags to date. [ProFootballTalk...
Former Washington Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs, now a successful NASCAR team owner, said he's shocked about the bounty program that his former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams allegedly ran at the Redskins between 2004 and 2007.
That’s the same Gregg Williams who apologized for running a bounty program at the New Orleans Saints where players received $1,500 for “knockouts”...
After Gregg Williams‘ now-infamous BountyGate scandal set off a brushfire across the nation, players league-wide are weighing in on the matter, and their experience in the “pay for performance” system.
While Ndamukong Suh wouldn’t know what it’s like, he insists the Lions aren’t bounty hunters, and don’t permit such a program to take place.
“I don’t take part in...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is not a happy camper these days. A report from Sports Illustrated’s Peter King on the magazines Facebook page has suggested that Goodell is extremely furious at the events that have taken place with the New Orleans Saints organization, and is will not show mercy with his discipline.
“This is a seminal moment in the culture change we have to make...
This week, the NFL released an investigative report detailing allegations of a "bounty" program being administered by Gregg Williams as Defensive Coordinator of the New Orleans Saints from 2009-2011. Immediately, I thought this story would eventually involve the Washington Redskins, for whom Williams held the same position between 2004-2007. In fact, that very same day...
Spygate has been thrust back into the limelight following the recent revelations regarding the New Orleans Saints' bounty program. But why? Aside from both instances breaking NFL rules, is there really a comparison to be made between the two? The Patriots' Spygate situation involved videotaping defensive coaches' signals, whereas the Saints' bounty program -- spearheaded...
Ndamukong Suh, who is perhaps the dirtiest defensive player in the NFL, took the opportunity Sunday to admonish the Saints for running a reprehensible bounty program.
Speaking prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday, Suh told the Charlotte Observer “It’s unfortunate to hear these things come out. Me personally, I don’t take part in those things and knowing my teammates...