Gregg Williams: His Path To The Saints Had a Strange Twist

February 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

How could you have known on that day back in December of 2006 in the Superdome that you were auditioning for your future boss Sean Payton?
Funny how this damned business works. Everything seems to come full circle.
You had always been a thorn in his side and this day was no exception. The New Orleans Saints were flying high and fresh off one of their most impressive offensive performances in franchise history, a 42-17 victory against the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas no less.
The Saints were 9 and 4, putting up 30 points a game and you were the defensive coordinator of the Washington Redskins, who were going no where fast under Joe Gibbs at 4 and 9 late in the season.
You were supposed to be just another victim in this Saints improbable post-Katrina Super Bowl run directed by rookie head coach Sean Payton and first-year QB Drew Brees. Brees looked like the G*d damned second coming or something, throwing for all those yards and touchdowns and how in the hell were you g...

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