Gregg Williams http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31128/all en NFL-League reinstates Williams after bounty scandal, joins Titans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/nfl-league-reinstates-williams-after-bounty-scandal-joins-titan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Gregg Williams, who was banned indefinitely for orchestrating the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal, has been reinstated by the NFL and hired as a defensive coach with the Tennessee Titans, the team said on Thursday.</p> <p>Williams, who was hired by the St. Louis Rams before the 2012 NFL season but missed it due to the ban and was subsequently fired, will be introduced as the Titans senior assistant/defense at a news conference later on Thursday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/nfl-league-reinstates-williams-after-bounty-scandal-joins-titan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gregg Williams Gregg Williams Human Interest National Football League St. Louis Rams Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 18:45:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749246 at http://www.globalpost.com NFL: Key figure in Saints bounty scheme reinstated http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/nfl-key-figure-saints-bounty-scheme-reinstated <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Gregg Williams, the major figure in the New Orleans Saints payoffs-for-injuries bounty scheme, was reinstated Thursday by the National Football League after being suspended indefinitely 11 months ago.</p> <p>Williams was informed by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell that he was reinstated and as a result is able to work for the Tennessee Titans as a defensive senior assistant coach.</p> <p>"Roger Goodell today notified Gregg Williams and the Tennessee Titans that Williams' contract with the Titans has been approved and that he has been reinstated," the league said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/nfl-key-figure-saints-bounty-scheme-reinstated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gregg Williams National Football League Paul Tagliabue AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:01:22 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749264 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NFL-Williams, reinstated after bounty affair, joins Titans http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-nfl-williams-reinstated-after-bounty-affair-joins-tita <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Former Saints coach returns to where he started NFL career</p> <p>* Williams will be monitored by NFL to confirm compliance (Adds quotes, details)</p> <p>By Larry Fine</p> <p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - Gregg Williams, banned for orchestrating the New Orleans Saints' bounty program, was reinstated by the NFL on Thursday and hired as a defensive coach by the Tennessee Titans, vowing he would find "positive ways to inspire."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130207/update-1-nfl-williams-reinstated-after-bounty-affair-joins-tita" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gregg Williams Gregg Williams Human Interest Mike Munchak National Football League Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 23:30:50 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5749481 at http://www.globalpost.com