'Bounty' coordinator on job with Rams

'Bounty' coordinator on job with Rams

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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2010, file photo, Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams looks on during an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. Williams, the former Saints defensive coordinator, apologized for running a bounty program that targeted opposing players for injuries. In a statement, he says the program was a "terrible mistake and we knew it was wrong while we were doing it." The NFL on Friday said that it had found between 22 and 27 Saints participated in the program over the last three seasons, and that players including quarterbacks Kurt Warner and Brett Favre were targeted. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

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by R.B. FALLSTROM

Associated Press

Posted on March 8, 2012 at 8:23 PM

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams say defensive coordinator Gregg Williams continues to cooperate with the NFL in its investigation into the bounty system used by the New Orleans Saints.   

The Rams say Williams "has shown contrition for his actions," and declined further comment Thursday.
   
Williams is expected to receive a severe penalty from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after admitting he ran a bounty pool of up to $50,000 over the past three seasons when he was the Saints' defensive coordinator. Players earned thousand-dollar payoffs for knocking targeted opponents out of games.
   
He was hired by the Rams in the offseason. He met with NFL security officials on Monday as part of the league's ongoing investigation.

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