The NFL has reinstated Gregg Williams after suspending him for his role in the New Orleans Saints’ bounty scandal, and the Titans have added him to their coaching staff.
Sean Payton is back as coach of the New Orleans Saints. Payton’s season-long suspension for his role in the Saints’ bounty program was lifted by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, nearly two weeks earlier than expected.
Can you hear the screaming emanating from the NFL’s Park Avenue offices? The loud voices — stomping and swearing — are coming from commissioner Roger Goodell, who has had his legs cut out from under him by his predecessor, Paul Tagliabue.
“I was a little upset that he went to the NFL to get Payton and everybody back to watch him break a record,” Bradshaw said. “I’m like, ‘Are you kidding me?’ I never would have gone and asked for them back.”
The Saints now must find an interim coach from candidates including top assistants as well as retired coach Bill Parcells.
New Orleans Saints’ head coach Sean Payton felt the wrath of the NFL’s discipline as he was suspended for the entire 2012 season.