Mike Freeman’s 10-Point Stance: Has NFL Culture Really Changed Since Bountygate?

August 17, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Remember that Gregg Williams is in the NFL? Because I forgot, and Adele apparently forgot how big a deal the Super Bowl halftime show is. This is the last time Williams and Adele will be in a sentence together. Ever. 
1. Forgive but never forget I saw Williams on television the other day. It was the first time I've seen him in quite awhile. I forgot. I actually forgot. I forgot the hell Williams brought to the NFL.
"Kill the head, and the body will die."
Williams, now the Rams defensive coordinator, became a line of demarcation between old and new football when he was with the Saints. The old NFL: Where head-hunting was OK. Where unmitigated violence was acceptable. And the new NFL: Where a series of rules did more to protect players and disallow that type of violence—and the rhetoric meant to inspire it.
"We've got to do everything in the world to make sure we kill Frank Gore's head."
Williams was the warp core of Bountygate...

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