Let's Talk About The Secret To Gregg Williams's Success

We told you earlier in the week how Gregg Williams was simultaneously reinstated by the NFL and hired by the Tennessee Titans. But that's not entirely true, is it? It seems quite clear that the real Gregg Williams never did make it back from his backpacking expedition through the "remote villages of rural Northern… » 2/10/13 6:50pm 2/10/13 6:50pm

NFL Reinstates Gregg Williams, And He's Already Been Hired By The Titans

Sean Payton's suspension was lifted a couple of weeks ago, and Payton wasted little time reminding the Saints he was back in charge. And now that Gregg Williams has also been freed, we've come to learn his bounty exile didn't just include a backpacking adventure through the remote regions of Burma and Laos: At some… » 2/07/13 2:15pm 2/07/13 2:15pm

Gregg Williams Gave A Pep Talk To His Old High School Football Team

Disgraced former Rams, former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is taking some time off to find himself, after being given a year to do so for his role in New Orleans's bounty scandal. Last we heard, he was backpacking through northern Thailand and spending time with the native tribes, but more recently he's… » 8/28/12 4:25pm 8/28/12 4:25pm

Gregg Williams Is Still A Hometown Hero As Far As Applebee's Is…

Former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has been mostly out of the public eye since he became the poster boy for the NFL's bounty problem. But as host of an annual charity golf tournament, you get to talk to reporters for a little bit. Williams spoke briefly before refusing to comment on anything further,… » 7/14/12 5:13pm 7/14/12 5:13pm

The Beep-Beep Awards, And Nine Other Bizarre Slides From Gregg…

When the NFLPA released 200 pages of "evidence" from the NFL's case against the Saints, we were disappointed that most of it had nothing to do with bounties, but secretly delighted at the glimpse into Gregg Williams's motivational techniques. Before every game, Williams would create and share Powerpoint slideshows… » 6/18/12 7:00pm 6/18/12 7:00pm

Here's The NFL's Bounty Evidence, Including Gregg Williams's Actual Dog…

On Friday afternoon, the NFL released 200 pages of evidence backing its case for a Saints bounty program. It was blasted by the accused players as flimsy and lacking a smoking gun, and possibly because of that, they didn't share the evidence with the media. But they did share it with the NFLPA, who made the decision… » 6/18/12 6:25pm 6/18/12 6:25pm

Who Gave The Green Light To Release The Saints' Bounty Tape?

When documentary filmmaker Sean Pamphilon released the Bountygate audio back in early April, was he acting on his own? The recording, a now-infamous four-minute clip of New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams telling his players to "kill the fucking head" against the 49ers, was made while Pamphilon was… » 6/01/12 10:40am 6/01/12 10:40am

"Kill The Fucking Head": Gregg Williams Told The Saints To Destroy The…

What you're listening to is Gregg Williams hyping up the Saints before their playoff game with San Francisco. It becomes clear that New Orleans's bounty program was less about monetary reward and all about a mindset of agression, and punishment, and maliciously hitting the shit out of opposing players. As Williams… » 4/05/12 11:15am 4/05/12 11:15am

$15,000 Says "Brad Johnson Doesn't Finish This Game": More Tales Of…

The NFL will tell you repeatedly that it's the cover-up, not the crime. That the harshness of the Saints' punishment is due to the lies and obstruction from the higher-ups, even moreso than the actual bounty program. They'll tell you this because they don't want to have to go around investigating and handing out death… » 3/23/12 1:25pm 3/23/12 1:25pm

Sean Payton Suspended One Year, Saints Lose Draft Picks In Bounty…

The NFL was promising to swiftly decide the punishment for the Saints' bounty program, and they were not lying—despite the NFLPA's plea to conduct its own investigation first. Today the league ruled, and the penalties are not crippling, but they are significant. As reported near-simultaneously by Adam Schefter and Pro… » 3/21/12 1:10pm 3/21/12 1:10pm

Post Columnist In 2008: Gregg Williams Understands Humility. Post

Mike Wise is a sports columnist for the Washington Post, which means he has to write about bad teams and bad executives and bad coaches and bad players. (He's perhaps best known around these parts for a high-profile Twitter stunt in 2010, in which he made up news about Ben Roethlisberger's impending suspension.) And… » 3/09/12 2:15pm 3/09/12 2:15pm

The NFL Is Sending Mixed Messages On Bounty Games

Yesterday, NFL.com re-uploaded video of Phillip Daniels trying to rip off Peyton Manning's head, a play Tony Dungy has pointed to as the start of Manning's neck problems. Today the NFL Network nixed a scheduled airing of the 2009 NFC Championship Game, in which Brett Favre suffered knee and ankle injuries from a low… » 3/05/12 7:55pm 3/05/12 7:55pm

The NFL Will Happily Pretend A Bounty Is The Worst Scandal Ever

Today, Gregg Williams has his heart weighed by Anubis. Williams is in New York to meet with Roger Goodell in the NFL's impenetrable Park Avenue fortress, but Goodell isn't alone. He's accompanied by Jeff Miller and Joe Hummel, the heads of the NFL's investigative and security teams, and I don't know what those… » 3/05/12 3:15pm 3/05/12 3:15pm