St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is headed for a serious penalty after admitting to running a bounty program during his time with the New Orleans Saints, but maybe he’ll get some time off for good behavior. The Rams say that Williams is cooperating with the NFL’s investigation, according to the Associated Press.
“Coach Williams has shown contrition for his actions and continues to cooperate with the NFL in this investigation,” Rams chief operating officer Kevin Demoff said in a statement to the AP today. “Out of respect for the NFL’s ongoing process, we will refrain from commenting until the league has come to a final decision on all aspects of this matter.”
Williams is facing a possible suspension and fine after admitting that he ran a bounty pool of up to $50,000 with the Saints. Meanwhile, he’s keeping busy in his new role with the Rams, preparing for free agency next week, followed by pre- and post-draft minicamps.