Paul Tagliabue http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31139/all en 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 5749264 at http://www.globalpost.com