St. Louis Rams To Hire Saints Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams, According To Report

The St. Louis Browns have reportedly reached an agreement to hire the current defensive coordinator of the New Orleans Saints, Gregg Williams, to work as the defensive coordinator for the Rams in 2012.

St. Louis has begun a massive overhaul of their personnel following a highly disappoint 2-14 season: The team has already hired long-time Tennessee Titans head coach Jeff Fisher and, after several days of speculation, has also acquired Williams.

Williams has been coaching in the NFL for 15 years, serving as the Buffalo Bills head coach from 2001 through 2003, sporting a 17-31 record as a head coach. He has most recently served as the defensive coordinator for the Washington Redskins (2004 through 2007), the Jacksonville Jaguars (2008) and the New Orleans Saints (2011).

The Saints defense gave up 5895 yards in the 2011 NFL season -- 6th worst in the league -- but only allowed 339 points -- good for 13th best.

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