NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Count former Tennessee Titans president Jeff Diamond among those who feel it is a good thing for Gregg Williams to return to the teams coaching staff.
Indefinitely suspended last year by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for his role in the New Orleans Saints Bountygate case while defensive coordinator from 2009-11, Williams can now return to coaching in the league only after a team expresses interest and the league reinstates him.
Multiple reports citing unnamed sources say Williams and Titans head coach Mike Munchak have discussed and finalized his return to the Titans coaching staff, where Williams worked from 1990-2000, including the last four seasons as defensive coordinator before becoming head coach of the Buffalo Bills in 2001.
A Titans official said Sunday that Munchak was not available for comment. The two-year Titans coach has not spoken to local media since the end of the disappointing 6-10 season.
I think hiring Gregg can be a positive, said Diamond,...