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Rams hire Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator

Rams hire Gregg Williams as defensive coordinator

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Gregg Williams, who was involved in the New Orleans Saints bounty controversy, was named defensive coordinator of the St. Louis Rams Wednesday.
St. Louis Rams will replace fired defensive coordinator Tim Walton with Gregg Williams

St. Louis Rams will replace fired defensive coordinator Tim Walton with Gregg Williams

ST. LOUIS, Miss., Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Gregg Williams will take over for fired St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Tim Walton.
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NFL bounty coach Gregg Williams reinstated

NASHVILLE, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Gregg Williams, suspended after being implicated in the New Orleans Saints injury bounty program, was reinstated by the NFL and joined the Tennessee Titans.
New faces, old names mark NFL season

New faces, old names mark NFL season

The 2012 NFL season started under the cloud of a lockout and replacement referees but ended with new stars shining and established players reaching new heights.
JOHN HENDEL, United Press International
Player bounty suspensions vacated

Player bounty suspensions vacated

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Suspensions slapped on four New Orleans Saints players in the team's bounty scandal have been vacated, former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue said Tuesday.
Saints bounty punishment confirmed

Saints bounty punishment confirmed

NEW YORK, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Tuesday tweaked his punishment of three of the four players caught in the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal.

NFL players 'bounty' suspension overturned

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- An appeals panel has overturned suspensions of four players but the NFL says it will make an "expedited" decision on its own discipline in the "bounty" scandal.
Goodell: 'There is no place for bounties'

Goodell: 'There is no place for bounties'

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- NFL chief Roger Goodell said Friday the league is putting renewed emphasis on enforcing a ban on bounties -- "No exceptions. No excuses."

NFL reveals Saints 'bounty' evidence

NEW YORK, June 18 (UPI) -- The NFL Monday revealed some of the evidence it has compiled that the New Orleans Saints conducted a "bounty" program against opposing players.
Arbitrator finds for NFL in bounty case

Arbitrator finds for NFL in bounty case

NEW YORK, June 8 (UPI) -- Another arbitrator has ruled in favor of the NFL over players' union complaints regarding the bounty system once used by the New Orleans Saints.
Arbitrator finds for NFL in bounty case

Arbitrator finds for NFL in bounty case

NEW YORK, June 4 (UPI) -- NFL officials had the legal right to suspend players involved in what the league called a bounty program, an arbitrator ruled Monday.
Saints' Vilma appeals suspension

Saints' Vilma appeals suspension

NEW YORK, May 7 (UPI) -- Linebacker Jonathan Vilma has formally appealed his season-long NFL suspension for his involvement in the New Orleans Saints' bounty program.
NFL suspends 4 players in Saints' bounty scandal

NFL suspends 4 players in Saints' bounty scandal

NEW YORK, May 2 (UPI) -- New Orleans linebacker Jonathan Vilma was suspended for one year and three players were banned for parts of next season for roles in the Saints' bounty scheme.
Bounty suspensions upheld by NFL

Bounty suspensions upheld by NFL

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Monday upheld suspensions, including a yearlong ban for New Orleans Coach Sean Payton, related to a bounty system.
Payton apologizes for bounties

Payton apologizes for bounties

NEW ORLEANS, March 23 (UPI) -- New Orleans Saints Coach Sean Payton apologized Friday and said he took responsibility for the team's bounty program that brought heavy punishment from the NFL.
Saints hit with suspensions for bounties

Saints hit with suspensions for bounties

NEW YORK, March 21 (UPI) -- The NFL suspended New Orleans Coach Sean Payton and former assistant Gregg Williams Wednesday for their role in a plot to intentionally hurt opposing players.
Coach, GM apologize for Saints scandal

Coach, GM apologize for Saints scandal

NEW ORLEANS, March 6 (UPI) -- New Orleans Saints head Coach Sean Payton and General Manager Mickey Loomis apologized Tuesday for the scandal that could bring about suspensions for both.
NFL expected to lower boom on bounties

NFL expected to lower boom on bounties

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) -- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reportedly is furious about reports the New Orleans Saints paid bounties to players for knocking opponents out of games.

Report: Redskins paid for big hits

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- New Orleans defensive coordinator Gregg Williams reportedly offered bounties for hard hits on opponents while an assistant in Washington, ex-team members said.
NFL: Saints paid to injure opponents

NFL: Saints paid to injure opponents

NEW YORK, March 2 (UPI) -- The NFL announced Friday New Orleans Saints defensive players had received extra payment for attempting to intentionally injure opponents.

Saints tap Spagnuolo to lead defense

NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Steve Spagnuolo, just fired as the St. Louis Rams' head coach, was officially named defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints Tuesday.
Spagnuolo to stay with N.Y. Giants

Spagnuolo to stay with N.Y. Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Steve Spagnuolo will remain the defensive coordinator of the Super Bowl champion New York Giants and is out as a candidate for Washington's head coaching job.

Rams' coach Martz is out

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- St. Louis Rams head coach Mike Martz was let go and the team reportedly has permission to interview Chicago Bears defensive coordinator Ron Rivera.

Mularkey hired by Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- The Buffalo Bills have named Mike Mularkey the 13th coach in franchise history.
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