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Gregg Williams (born July 15, 1958) is an American football coach, and former head coach of the Buffalo Bills. Williams is known for running aggressive, attacking 4-3 schemes that...

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Audio released of former Saints' coach Gregg Williams instructing players to injure opponents

A newly released recording purports to capture former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams telling players to "put a lick" on San Francisco's Kyle Williams to see if the receiver still had lingering effects from an earlier concussion. Filmmaker Sean Pamphilon, who had access to Saints meetings for a documentary on football, has posted the audio on his web site. Pamphilon initially shared the content with Yahoo Sports, telling the website that while he was not bothered by much of Williams' profanity-laced speech, he was troubled by comments about the previously concussed player. "I thought, `Did he just say that?"' Pamphilon said in an article posted Thursday. "That was the red flag for me." Williams, who is suspended indefinitely for his admitted role overseeing a bounty system that offered Saints defenders cash for big hits, did not immediately respond to a phone message and email left with his foundation in Missouri on Thursday. Williams left New Orleans after the season and was hired as defensive coordinator by the St. Louis Rams. Pamphilon made the recording of Williams' speech during a meeting before the Saints lost to the 49ers in a divisional playoff game in January. When the New York Giants defeated the 49ers a week later in the NFC title game, several Giants players made similar comments about wanting to get hits on Williams, who fumbled twice in the game, because they knew he had previous concussions. In Pamphilon's recording, Williams also tells his <b>...</b>
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